B-29s Over Japan, 1944–1945: A Group Commander’s Diary by Samuel Russ Harris Jr.,Robert A. Mann

By Samuel Russ Harris Jr.,Robert A. Mann

This diary focuses intensely on Col. Samuel Russ Harris’ lifestyles inside of his personal 499th Bomb staff and his dating with the 73rd Bomb Wing’s operations. the 1st portion of the publication is an intimate portrait of struggle. to supply a context of the B-29 struggle opposed to Japan, the second one 1/2 the textual content info how the 73rd Bomb Wing used to be engaged within the conflict opposed to Japan. jointly, the 2 elements supply a well-rounded portrait of America—and one American—at war.

Show description

Read or Download B-29s Over Japan, 1944–1945: A Group Commander’s Diary PDF

Best biographies of world war ii books

Herman Goring Fighter Ace

Over the past 70 years, in numerous books and essays, Hermann Göring has been outlined via his crimes and extra throughout the 3rd Reich and the second one global conflict. yet his actions as a tender profession army officer in international struggle i've got perpetually been glossed over – earlier. 'Hermann Göring – Fighter Ace' is the 1st in-depth examine Göring’s function as an army flyer and air strive against chief from 1914 in the course of the finish of the good conflict, and the way these reports formed the character that got here to the world’s realization in 1939.

Beneath the Waves: The Life and Navy of Capt. Edward L. Beach, Jr.

One of many U. S. military s top recognized submarine officials, Capt. Edward L. seashore, loved popularity either as a bestselling writer and as a hugely adorned naval officer. now not lengthy after the luck of his first novel Run Silent, Run Deep, which used to be later made right into a significant characteristic movie, he commanded the 1st submarine to circumnavigate the globe submerged.

Laugh Back the Sun

The yr was once 1939. warfare had simply been declared. whilst Chris Lessing,a younger military officer from the Transvaal meets Joan Mercer, a fine looking younger girl from Simon’s city firstly of the second one global conflict, the chemistryis spontaneous and explosive. he's Afrikaans, she is English. they arrive fromdifferent worlds yet think their love is powerful adequate to outlive regardless of the percentages.

Marching to the Drums: Eyewitness Accounts of Battle from the Crimea to the Siege of Mafeking

During this gripping choice of first-hand debts, Ian Knight offers the journey of nineteenth-century conflict – from the joys of the cavalry fees at Balaklava and Omdurman, to the phobia of conflict opposed to an overpowering odds similar to Rorke's glide – within the phrases of the lads really there.

Additional info for B-29s Over Japan, 1944–1945: A Group Commander’s Diary

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 5 votes