Deadly Sky

Deadly Sky

The American Combat Airman in World War II

Book - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
Moving past the romance and myth of military aviation, the author reveals the dangerous and often fatal business of flying bombers and fighter planes over enemy territory during World War II--a conflict that saw 120,000 casualties among American aviators, 40,000 of them fatal.

Book News
Lauding the work of U.S. airmen in W.W.II, the author relates combat experiences from every military service and theater of operations. The straightforward account describes little of the psychology or background of the actors, relying instead on short accounts of various events. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio, 2000
ISBN: 9780891416784
Branch Call Number: 940.54 McM
Characteristics: x, 435 p. ; 23 cm


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