Rob Morris Untold Valor

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Untold Valor

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Much has been told about the American bomber offensive over Europe in World War Two. In this groundbreaking book, the author has sought out the hidden history of the air war. He brings to light the valor of men whose stories till now have been untold. Herman Goering´s nephew, a B-17 pilot, flies missions over Berlin, accompanied by a msyterious sharp-shooting copilot with a top-secret mission. Young airmen are imprisoned or killed by the neutral Swiss. Jewish airmen fly dangerous missions Nazi-occupied Europe, and some find themselves guests of a nation committed to their destruction. A bomber pilot tries to reunite his Prisoner of War roommates after nearly fifty years, using their pre-war addresses. A twin brother refuses to return after his first tour of duty after finding out his brother has been lost over Europe, instead flying and fighting in hopes of finding him. Two U.S. Air Corps enlisted men changed U.S. policy towards liberated concentration camp survivors. A young airmen witnesses a war crime and turns his memory into an internationally-acclaimed work of holocaust art. Young men lose their lives in training flying dangerous equipment in trying conditions. Fifteen chapters in all, with many rare photographs, the book is the culmination of hundreds of author interviews and over five years of research. ´Untold Valor´ is certain to interest the serious air historian and the casual reader alike. "Rob Morris has compiled a fascinating collection of first-hand accounts by veterans of the Mighty Eighth and Fifteenth Air Forces over a period of five years of research and coast to coast travel. The finished product is a major contribution to the history of the Second World War". --Ian Hawkins, Author of ´B-17s Over Berlin´, ´Munster: Before and After´, and ´Destroyer´, in his Introduction to ´Untold Valor More details on this book can be found at the author´s website untoldvalor.com

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