By Janet Fogg,Charlotte Baldridge,Richard Fogg
Relying now not on memories rendered vague via the passage of time, or secondhand studies which necessarily lose context, A happen Spirit as a substitute provides observations from the gang historian, base chaplain, and the fighter pilots themselves, recorded as they happened through the clash. The complicated operation of a wartime fighter base, the deep pride of a profitable venture, and the heartbreak of expecting pilots that by no means again, are awarded with the readability which can basically come from contemporaneous reports.
A show up 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 specifically 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