Aces At War: The American Aces Speak by Eric Hammel

By Eric Hammel

ACES AT WAR
The American Aces Speak

Eric Hammel

Adding to the 1st 3 volumes of his acclaimed sequence, the yank Aces converse, prime wrestle historian Eric Hammel comes via with another engrossing number of thirty-eight first-person debts by means of American fighter aces serving in global battle II, the Israeli conflict of Independence, the Korean warfare, and the Vietnam War

Aces At battle is a hugely charged day trip into existence and loss of life within the air, instructed by means of males who excelled at piston-engine and jet-engine aerial wrestle and lived to inform approximately it. it's an emotional rendering of what courageous airmen felt and the way they fought within the now-dim days of America’s dwelling nationwide history.

Ride with Flying Tigers ace Charlie Bond as he's shot down in flames over the chinese language urban he by myself has been capable of guard opposed to jap bombers. percentage the loneliness of command as Lieutenant Commander Tom Blackburn makes a decision the destiny of the man military pilot whose F4U Corsair malfunctions in a determined conflict over Rabaul. think 2nd Lieutenant Deacon Priest’s overwhelming feel of accountability to a chum as he lands his P-51 Mustang at the back of German strains to rescue his downed squadron commander. percentage Lieutenant Colonel Ed Heller’s desperation as he fights his manner out of his uncontrollable F-86 Sabre jet over the incorrect facet of the Yalu River. And subscribe to significant Jim Kasler as he leads what will be crucial air strike of the Vietnam War.

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

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