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The wild blue : the men and boys who flew the B-24s over Germany

Author: Stephen E Ambrose
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes references to George McGovern, who became a United States senator and a presidential candidate. He flew thirty-five missions (all the Army would allow) and received the Distinguished Flying Cross.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Wild blue.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001
(OCoLC)606588870
Named Person: George S McGovern; George S McGovern
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose
ISBN: 0743203399 9780743203395 0743223098 9780743223096 0743216547 9780743216548
OCLC Number: 46419848
Description: 299 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Where they came from --
Training --
Learning to fly the B-24 --
The Fifteenth Air Force --
Cerignola, Italy --
Learning to fly in combat --
December 1944 --
The Isle of Capri --
The Tuskegee Airmen fly cover: February 1945 --
Missions over Austria: March 1945 --
Linz: The last mission: April 1945.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Ambrose.
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This title describes how the United States Air Force recruited, trained and then chose the few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in WWII. These were the boys turned pilots,  Read more...

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