In Hostile Skies
An American B-24 Pilot in World War II
In Hostile Skies by James M. Davis
Book DescriptionJames "Jim" Davis lived what he considered "an impossible dream" as he piloted a B-24, as part of the 8th Air Force, on nearly thirty missions in the European Theatre during World War II. He flew support missions for Operations Cobra and Market Garden and numerous bombing missions over occupied Europe in the summer and fall of 1944, attacking enemy airfields, airplane factories, railroad marshalling yards, ship yards, oil refineries, and chemical plants. While he and his crew survived without serious injuries, they witnessed the destruction of many of their friends' planes and experienced serious damage to their own plane on several occasions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574412390
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publisher: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - James M. Davis
JAMES M. DAVIS is a retired businessman who lives in Midland, Texas, with his wife of over six decades, Jean. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and then in the Air Force reserves until 1961. DAVID L. SNEAD, the editor, is an associate professor of history at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He verified Davis's account against military records and added explanatory notes for context.
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