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Savage Sky: Life & Death on Bomber Over Germany in 1944 softcover

  • The Savage Sky is as close as you can get to experiencing aerial combat while still staying firmly planted on the ground. The writing is vivid and intimate, describing the bitter cold at high altitudes, gut-wrenching fear, lethal shrapnel from flak, and G
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Published 2007, 256 pages, black & white photographs, softcover, 6" x 9"
Stackpole Military History Series

The Savage Sky is as close as you can get to experiencing aerial combat while still staying firmly planted on the ground. The writing is vivid and intimate, describing the bitter cold at high altitudes, gut-wrenching fear, lethal shrapnel from flak, and German fighters darting through the bomber formation like feeding sharks.

  • Gives the reader a firsthand look at war from inside a B-17 bomber in World War II
  • Focuses on the 92nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force and includes missions to the Schweinfurt ball-bearing plant and Berlin
  • One of the first accounts of being shot down over Sweden
  • About the Author

    George Webster was a radio operator on a B-17, flying combat missions deep over Germany in World War II. He lives in Orlando, Florida.

     

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  • Code 158232
  • EAN 9780811733885
  • SKU 9780811733885
  • Weight 500
  • Size X 16
  • Size Y 23
  • Size Z 2
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