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The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a WWII Bomber Pilot

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Publisher Comments:

"Bring[s] a new perspective to World War II literature...Exciting" — Library Journal.

A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in America's greatest battles-and of the war one man waged both in and out of the skies.

High-spirited young Robert Morgan was transformed from a fast-living, privileged playboy who grew up hobnobbing with the Vanderbilts into a steel-nerved pilot forged in the cauldron of World War II's most dangerous and desperate aerial encounters. This is the triumphant tale of that transformation-and of the plane and crew that never failed to bring him back home.

About the Author

Colonel Robert Morgan, USAFR, Ret., was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with two Oak Leaf Clusters and the Air Medal with nin Oak Leaf Clusters. He died in 2004.

Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451233523
Author:
Morgan, Robert
Publisher:
New American Library
Author:
Morgan, USAFT, Robert
Author:
Powers, Ron
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Biography-Military
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.06 x 6.08 x 0.98 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

Related Subjects

» Biography » Military
» History and Social Science » Military » Aviation
» History and Social Science » Military » Aviation History
» History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Europe » Aviation
» History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Europe » General
» History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General

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