A Wing and a Prayer: The Bloody 100th Bomb Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force in Action Over Europe in World War II

Crosby, Harry H.

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Synopsis: The author describes his experiences as navigator on a B-17 Flying Fortress

About the Author: Harry H. Crosby (B.A. and M.A. University of Iowa; Ph.D., Stanford University) was Writing Supervisor of the Rhetoric Program at the University of Iowa, Chairman of the Department of Rhetoric at Boston University, and Director of the Writing Center at Harvard University. Crosby now edits the 100th Bomb Group Newsletter.

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