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by Robert F. Dorr

Author: Robert F. Dorr
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: Zenith Press; First edition (September 15, 2012)
Pages: 336 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.9
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In "Mission To Tokyo", author Robert F. Dorr describes this fateful mission. Dorr takes the story of a February, 1945 mission to bomb Tokyo and the various interesting details about a number of different crews and planes.

In "Mission To Tokyo", author Robert F. Disgruntled with the lack of success of high-altitude bombing, General Curtis LeMay devised a plan to radically change the bombing campaign against the Japanese. The results were amazing; much of Tokyo was leveled and this raid became the springboard for further incendiary attacks against other Japanese cities.

Mission to Tokyo book. From Hell Hawks! author Bob Dorr, Mission to Tokyo takes the reader on a World War II strategic bombing mission from an airfield on the western Pacific island of Tinian to Tokyo and back.

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From "Hell Hawks " author Bob Dorr, "Mission to Tokyo" takes the reader on a World War II strategic bombing mission from an airfield on the western Pacific island of Tinian to Tokyo and back. aircrew, groundcrew, and escort fighters that accompanied the heavy bombers on their perilous mission

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Robert F. Dorr (September 11, 1939 – June 12, 2016) was an American author and retired senior diplomat who published over 70 books, hundreds of short stories. Dorr (September 11, 1939 – June 12, 2016) was an American author and retired senior diplomat who published over 70 books, hundreds of short stories, and numerous contemporary non-fiction articles on international affairs, military issues, and the Vietnam War. Most recently, he headed the weekly "Back Talk" opinion column for the Military Times newspaper and the monthly "Washington Watch" feature of Aerospace America.

Mission to Tokyo tells the story of B-29 bombing missions against the home islands of Japan in World War II and does so from two different perspectives: as experienced by the men who flew the missions, and as seen by the senior leaders who planned and directed the missions. The primary focus is on the firebombing of Tokyo, which began in February 1945, and reached its peak on the night of March 910, 1945, when nearly sixteen sixteen square miles of the city were destroyed and between 80,000 and 100,000 people were killed.

Thirty Seconds over Tokyo. Mission to Tokyo March 10, 1945, 2:00 .

CHAPTER 12. Thirty Seconds over Tokyo. ONE OF THE EARLY CASUALTIES in the flickering sky near a burning Tokyo was Zero Auer, the B-29 piloted by airplane commander 1st Lt. Robert Auer of the 19th Bombardment Group from Guam. A witness later wrote, when Zero Auer approached the target the flak was heavy and heat from the fires kicked up heavy thermals that made the aircraft bounce around.

From Hell Hawks! author Bob Dorr, Mission to Tokyo takes the reader on a World War II strategic bombing mission from an airfield on the western Pacific island of Tinian to Tokyo and back. Told in the veterans' words, Mission to Tokyo is a narrative of every aspect of long range bombing, including pilots and other aircrew, groundcrew, and escort fighters that accompanied the heavy bombers on their perilous mission.