Aces in Combat: The American Aces Speak by Eric Hammel PDF

By Eric Hammel

ISBN-10: 0935553282

ISBN-13: 9780935553284

ISBN-10: 0935553630

ISBN-13: 9780935553635

The American Aces Speak

Eric Hammel

Adding to the acclaimed first 4 volumes of his fascinating, in-the-cockpit sequence, the yank Aces communicate, top strive against historian Eric Hammel comes via with another engrossing selection of first-person bills via American fighter aces serving in global conflict II and the Korean War.

Aces In strive against is a hugely charged expedition into lifestyles and loss of life within the air, informed via males who excelled at piston-engine and jet-engine aerial wrestle and lived to inform approximately it. it really is an emotional rendering of what courageous airmen felt and the way they fought within the now-dim days of America’s dwelling nationwide history.

View the conflict of halfway via Lieutenant Jim Gray’s eyes as he needs to stability the wishes of fellow pilots opposed to the desires of his state. proportion the phobia with Captain Charlie Sullivan as would-be rescuers deep within the New Guinea jungle try to flip him right into a blood sacrifice. workforce a Canadian Mosquito evening fighter as Lieutenant Lou Luma stalks the wily Hun—and baggage an ace—over an airfield deep in Germany. percentage Lieutenant Bud Fortier’s and significant George Loving’s grief while, on missions approximately 8 years aside, they appear on helplessly as depended on wingmen dive to their deaths in treacherous ground-attack runs. And watch anxiously as Captain Tom Maloney hovers among existence and demise for ten lonely days after stepping on a mine on an enemy-held beach.

These are America’s eagles, and the tales they inform are their very own, of their personal words.

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