By Janet Fogg,Charlotte Baldridge,Richard Fogg
Relying now not on memories rendered vague by means of the passage of time, or secondhand stories which necessarily lose context, A happen Spirit as an alternative provides observations from the gang historian, base chaplain, and the fighter pilots themselves, recorded as they happened in the course of the clash. The advanced operation of a wartime fighter base, the deep delight of a winning undertaking, and the heartbreak of watching for pilots that by no means back, are offered with the readability which may merely come from contemporaneous reports.
A show up Spirit is a tribute to the officials that gave the 359th Fighter staff its association and path, the enlisted males who made it paintings, and exceptionally the pilots, 121 of whom made the final word sacrifice within the pursuit of freedom.
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A Manifest Spirit: The 359th Fighter Group 1943-1945 by Janet Fogg,Charlotte Baldridge,Richard Fogg