Bomber Pilot: a Memoir of World War II

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Bomber Pilot: a Memoir of World War II " Winner of the Best Aeronautical Book Award from the Reserve Officers Association of the United States "The sky was full of dying airplanes" as American Liberator bombers struggled to return to North Africa after their daring low-level raid on the oil refineries of Ploesti. They lost 446 airmen and 53 planes, but Philip Ardery's plane came home. This pilot was to take part in many more raids on H... Full description

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"A magnificent story, told simply and without heroics." -- Army



"Deserves to be ranked in the best class of battle memoirs." -- Register of the Kentucky Historical Society



"Combines a novelist's eye and a poet's touch." -- Air University Review



"One of the best early attempts to illustrate the view from the command position." -- Flight Journal



"Will make a strong man weep -- and it will make you laugh triumphantly." -- The Officer

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