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Yanks over Europe : American flyers in World War II

Author: Jerome Klinkowitz
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1940 seven Americans volunteered for the British Royal Air Force in time to fly and fight in the Battle of Britain. Within a year, by the time the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States abruptly into World War II, 243 other Americans flew for the Royal Air Force in three Eagle Squadrons, units that in early 1942 became the nucleus of the United States Army Air Force's 4th Fighter Group.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Klinkowitz, Jerome.
Yanks over Europe.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1996
(OCoLC)603735121
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Klinkowitz
ISBN: 0813119618 9780813119618
OCLC Number: 33946900
Description: x, 148 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Vets --
Ch. 1. Eagles --
Ch. 2. Fighter Jocks --
Ch. 3. Bombers --
Ch. 4. Mediterranean Theater --
Conclusion. Victims.
Responsibility: Jerome Klinkowitz.
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More than 100 stories from the European air war.  Read more...

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"The book is an excellent study of the psychological motives and actions of men in aerial combat and how the pilots reacted to the stress of flying in an enclosed space."- Leo J. Daugherty III, World Read more...

 
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