Aces At War Aces At War
The American Aces Speak

Aces At War

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ACES AT WAR

The American Aces Speak



Eric Hammel





Adding to his acclaimed The American Aces Speak series, combat historian Eric Hammel comes through with yet another engrossing collection of first-person accounts by American fighter aces serving in World War II, the Israeli War of Independence, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War



As are the other four volumes, Aces At War is a highly charged excursion into life and death in the air, told by men who excelled at piston-engine and jet-engine aerial combat and lived to tell about it. It is an emotional rendering of what brave airmen felt and how they fought in the now-dim days of America’s living national history.



Ride with Flying Tigers ace Charlie Bond as he is shot down in flames over the Chinese city he alone has been able to defend against Japanese bombers. Share the loneliness of command as Lieutenant Commander Tom Blackburn decides the fate of the fellow Navy pilot whose F4U Corsair malfunctions in a desperate battle over Rabaul. Feel 2d Lieutenant Deacon Priest’s overwhelming sense of duty to a friend as he lands his P-51 Mustang behind German lines to rescue his downed squadron commander. Share Lieutenant Colonel Ed Heller’s desperation as he fights his way out of his uncontrollable F-86 Sabre jet over the wrong side of the Yalu River. And join Major Jim Kasler as he leads what might be the most important air strike of the Vietnam War.



These are America’s eagles, and the stories they tell are their own, in their very own words.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2009
June 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
408
Pages
PUBLISHER
Pacifica Military History
SELLER
Ingram DV LLC
SIZE
874.3
KB

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