An Eighth Air Force Combat Diary: Combat Missions Flown with the 100th Bomb Group, England 1944-1945

An Eighth Air Force Combat Diary: Combat Missions Flown with the 100th Bomb Group, England 1944-1945

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Fly with 1st Lt. John A. Clark in the cockpit of the famous B-17 "Flying Fortress" during his 32 bombing missions over Germany in WWII. Experience the terror of flying at 28,000 feet amidst enemy flak and fighter planes during the winter of 1944-1945. Lt. Clark flew as the co-pilot of a "fFlying Fortress" with "The Bloody Hundreth", the famous 100th Bomb Group of the Eighth Air Force. After each of his missions, Lt. Clark recorded a diary describing his combat experience. These diaries are being published for the first time in over 60 years. His unfolding stories provide a realistic and chilling account of aerial combat in the brutal air war over Europe. Several "war stories", all true, provide additional drama and a little humor to this firsthand account of this WWII combat pilot. Witness the remarkable photographs from the authors personal collection that tell and show the story of near misses from flak and the dramatic dropping of 500 pound bombs on German targets during heavy German counter attacks with flak and fighter bombers.

Product Details

  • Author: John A. Clark
  • Publication Date: 2001-10-16
  • Publisher: First Page Publications
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: First Page Publications
  • Binding: Hardcover, 352 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 1026L x 724W x 101H
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 1026L x 724W x 101H
    • Weight: 240
  • List Price: $49.95
  • ISBN: 1928623050
  • ASIN: 1928623050

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