The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944 It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S Army Air Forces B 25 bombardier Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy.
Spenser has gone to London and not to see the Queen He s gone to track down a bunch of bombers who ve blown away his client s wife and kids His job is to catch them Or kill them His client isn t choosy.But there are nine killers to one Spenser long odds Hawk helps balance the equation.
The inspirational and extraordinarymemoir of one of the most courageous of the greatest generation, Louis Zamperini Olympian, WWII Japanese POW and survivor A juvenile delinquent, a world class NCAA miler, a 1936 Olympian, a WWII bombardier Louis Zamperini had a fuller than most, when it changed
The Barnes Noble ReviewMaster WWII military historian Stephen Ambrose, bestselling author of such classic works as Band of Brothers and D Day , hits the front lines again with this exciting and compelling look at the courageous young men who flew the massive B 24 bombers over Germany during the
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80% After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360 degree
A Mighty Fortress is the personal account of the Captain and crew of a lead bomber in the enormous formation raids made by the 8th Airforce during the last few months of the Second World War It is an extraordinary tale of heroism and bravery on the part of the entire crew of just one B17 amongst
Wedding bells are ringing for psychic Abigail Cooper But her senses are tingling that her fianc , Dutch, is in danger And he s not the only one ON HER WEDDING DAY, ABBY S A TICKING TIME BOMB It s said to be good luck if it rains on your wedding day, but Abby sees something darker than storm
The Destruction of Dresden is a 1963 non fiction book which describes the February 1945 bombing of Dresden in World War II The book is based on a series of 37 articles written on the strategic bombing during World War II by David Irving called Wie Deutschlands St dte starben English How Germany s
The longest day for the B 17 s in World War II Superb NY Times On Thursday, October 14, 1943, two hundred and ninety one B 17 Flying Fortresses set out for a strategic bombing raid on the factories in Schweinfurt Sixty of those planes never returned and six hundred and fifty men were lost
HE S FOUND THE ONESWAT officer Landry Cooper is certain Everly Danu is The One The problem is, she has no idea what Cooper really is And as much as he wants to trust her, he s not sure he can share his deepest secret When Everly s family discovers Cooper s a werewolf, her brothers will do
From little things come big things, Gail Halvorsen remembered his father saying As a twenty seven year old American pilot, Brother Halvorsen s job was to airdrop much needed food and supplies to the people of West Berlin in the aftermath of World War II But it was his simple gift of two sticks
This biography is the life story of Germany s most famous World War II air force officer, Adolf Galland As a fighter ace, he became the youngest general in the Wehrmacht, whose combat career spanned the years from biplanes over Spain to the first operational jet fighters His command position put
Introducing police officer Megan Luz and her loyal K 9 partner Brigit two Fort Worth cops who are worth their weight in kibble SHE S ON A SHORT LEASH Officer Luz is lucky she still has a job after tasering a male colleague where it counts the most Sure, he had it coming which is why the police
From the taming of the West to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the portrayal of the past has become a battleground at the heart of American politics What kind of history Americans should read, see, or fund is no longer merely a matter of professional interest to teachers,