By Janet Fogg,Charlotte Baldridge,Richard Fogg
Relying now not on memories rendered obscure by way of the passage of time, or secondhand experiences which necessarily lose context, A happen Spirit as an alternative offers observations from the crowd historian, base chaplain, and the fighter pilots themselves, recorded as they happened throughout the clash. The complicated operation of a wartime fighter base, the deep delight of a winning undertaking, and the heartbreak of looking forward to pilots that by no means back, are offered with the readability that may merely come from contemporaneous reports.
A appear Spirit is a tribute to the officials that gave the 359th Fighter crew its association and course, the enlisted males who made it paintings, and notably 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