Fortress against the Sun
The B-17 Flying Fortress in the Pacific
By (author) Gene Eric Salecker
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Fortress against the Sun by Gene Eric Salecker
Book DescriptionMost often remembered for its role in the air war against Germany, no book has ever before been devoted to the B-17's Pacific operations. The author combines technical and operational detail with eyewitness accounts by crews and commanders to present a fascinating account of a famous aircraft at war.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781580970495
(235mm x 159mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Combined Publishing,U.S.
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gene Eric Salecker
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From the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, through Japan's surrender in September 1945, the Americans and Japanese conducted a total of twelve combat parachute drops in the Pacific theatre of World War II, seven by the U.S. and five by Japan.
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Although the history of armor in World War II has captured the attention of countless authors, no one has yet chronicled the extensive use of tanks in the Pacific, until now.
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Author Biography - Gene Eric Salecker
Gene Eric Salecker also is the author of a book about Civil War naval operations. He has been compiling data on the B-17 in the Pacific for the past 15 years. A former police officer, he lives in Illinois.
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