Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany
Publish date: October 10th 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 671
Edition language: English
How do we compare this new arena of warfare, especially in 1943, to other battles? In 1943, an Eighth Air Force crewman had an 80% chance of dying, being wounded, captured or going missing before completing 25 missions. The bombers always got through, never stopped by the German defenders. This book...
"Wars are uncontrollable, and no one knows how or why they get out of control but they do. Witness Roosevelt's first statement about fighting a clean war and not wanting anybody to bomb children or innocents or anything like that. But wars just fly out of control." -- Donald MillerThat is at once th...