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by Erik Dyreborg
iUniverse  2003
Soft cover
300 pages
Index, photos
ISBN: 0-595-28237-7
Cover Price: $30.00
Language: English

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The Young Ones
American Aircrews of WWII

This book deals with the experiences of 'young' aircrews from WWII's European and Pacific campaigns, 19 and 20 year olds who faced war in the skies.

Submitted by the veterans themselves, or their relatives, and documents their stories about life as POWs or engaged in feats of survival to keep their planes in the air, and the legacy of those crews that never returned.

One account covers The story about Earle W. Painter, a B-24 Ball Turret Gunner 13th Air Force, 307th Bomb Group, 371st Bomb Squadron [ Read "The Final Flight of "Rum Dum" ]

Review by  Justin Taylan

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May 23, 2017

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