The integration of government records, historical events, and newspaper articles enhance this comprehensive look at Thomas Boyne, his fellow African-American soldiers, and the officers who helped to open and preserve the West.
The Bomber Boys
In World War II, there were all too many ways for a fighting man to die. But no theater of operations offered more fatal choices than the skies above Nazi-occupied Europe. Inside a B-17 bomber, thousands of feet above the earth, death was always a moment away. Author Travis L. Ayres has gathered a collection of previously untold personal accounts of combat and camaraderie aboard the B-17 bombers that flew in countless sorties against the enemy, as related by the men who lived and fought in the air - and survived.