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by Stephen E Ambrose

Author: Stephen E Ambrose
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: Downtown Press; UK ed. edition (May 7, 2002)
Pages: 304 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.9
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THE WILD BLUE brings to life another extraordinary band of brothers - the men who volunteered to join the American .

THE WILD BLUE brings to life another extraordinary band of brothers - the men who volunteered to join the American Air Force and undertook some of the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the war. Focusing on the men of the 741st Bomb Squadron and, in particular, the crew of the DAKOTA QUEEN, these are the boys turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators and gunners of the B24s, who suffered 50 per cent casualties during conflict.

Like the planes Stephen E. Ambrose is describing herein, his prose plods along at a steady, satisfying pace

Like the planes Stephen E. Ambrose is describing herein, his prose plods along at a steady, satisfying pace. These are not jet fighters, these are workhorses carrying out a task. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944-45 is just as much the story of George McGovern as it is of the pilots and crews of those famous World War II bombers. McGovern is most famously known as the Democratic Slow down with that zipping and zooming about, whipper-snapper! This is a far tamer tale.

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Stephen E. Ambrose, leading World War II historian, was the author of numerous books on history including the Number 1 bestselling BAND OF BROTHERS, D-DAY (on which SAVING PRIVATE RYAN was based) PEGASUS BRIDGE and WILD BLUE. He is founder of the Eisenhower Center and the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. Country of Publication.

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The Wild Blue" is right on target. finally gives those men of the 15th Air Force the tribute they so richly earned. USA Today" A brilliant new book. Wall Street Journal Mr Ambrose's storytelling ability is unparalleled. page-turning reading. finally gives those men of the 15th.

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In the bestselling "D-Day, Citizen Soldiers, " and "Band of Brothers, " Ambrose portrayed in vivid detail the experiences of soldiers who fought on the bloody battlegrounds of World War II. "The Wild Blue" brings to life another extraordinary group of men--the pilots, bombardiers, navigators and gunners aboard the B-24s that destroyed the German war machine. of photos. Maps.