Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike, July 1943

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Breuer's well-written, throughly researched, and balanced history…– Booklist

An Ace of the Eighth: An American Fighter Pilot’s Air War in Europe

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FOR A FIGHTER PILOT IN THE MIGHTY EIGHTH, DEATH WAS ALWAYS A HEARTBEAT AWAY.

When the skies of Europe blazed with the fiercest air battles in history, fighter pilots like Norman “Bud” Fortier were in the thick of it, flying four hundred miles an hour at thirty thousand feet, dodging flak and dueling with Nazi aces. In their role as “escorts” to Flying Fortresses and Liberators, the fighter squadrons’ ability to blast enemy aircraft from the sky was key to the success of pinpoint bombing raids on German oil refineries, communication and supply lines, and other crucial targets.
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Behind Hitler’s Lines: The True Story of the Only Soldier to Fight for both America and the Soviet Union in World War II

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"Remarkable… Without a doubt, one of the most incredible stories you will ever read." -The Roanoke Times

"Every once in a while, a true story comes along that reads like fiction… It grabs you on page one and never lets go." – Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee
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Shadow Flights: America’s Secret Air War Against the Soviet Union

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Author Peebles sets these clandestine operations against the larger background of the ideological struggle between the US and USSR and draws on previously top secret Soviet and U.S. documents.

Aces Against Japan (The American Aces Speak, Vol. 1)

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A collection of personal stories relates the experiences of forty American eagle fighter pilots in World War II, from Ensign Wendell Twelves's first engagement in his Hellcat to 1st Lt. Jim Swett's receiving the Medal of Honor. Reprint.