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The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a WWII Bomber Pilotby Robert Morgan
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"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.
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