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7%OFFRobert O. Harder - The Three Musketeers of the Army Air Forces: From Hitler's Fortress Europa to Hiroshima and Nagasaki - 9781612519029 - V9781612519029
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The Three Musketeers of the Army Air Forces: From Hitler's Fortress Europa to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Description for The Three Musketeers of the Army Air Forces: From Hitler's Fortress Europa to Hiroshima and Nagasaki Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, 30 black & white photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJH; HBJK; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 635.
While scores of books have been published about the atomic bombings that helped end World War II, little has been written about the personal lives and relationship of the three men that led the raids. Paul Tibbets, Tom Ferebee, and Ted ""Dutch"" Van Kirk exemplified what Life Magazine meant when in 1942 it called the B-17 pilot, bombardier, and navigator ""the three musketeers of the Army Air Forces."" A former navigator-bombardier and pilot himself, Harder brings a fresh perspective to an otherwise well-known narrative. He provides a rare insider's look at exactly who these three fellows were, how they were ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Annopolis, United States
ISBN
9781612519029
SKU
V9781612519029
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About Robert O. Harder
Robert O. Harder was an Air Force ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate and Strategic Air Command ""Cold War"" B-52D aircrewman with 145 combat missions during the Vietnam War. A rated navigator and radar bombardier, he also flew nuclear training sorties and stood Pad Alert. A former business executive, he is an FAA-certificated flight instructor and writer. His previous book, Flying from ... Read more

Reviews for The Three Musketeers of the Army Air Forces: From Hitler's Fortress Europa to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
“This is a sometimes intimate look at the lives of three of the ‘Greatest Generation,’ whose immense responsibilities can only be imagined in a wartime situation, yet were just as human as anyone else in wanting to end the war, enjoy peace, be with their families and live long, healthy and productive lives. This is certainly a testament to those ... Read more

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