Semper Fi in the Sky: The Marine Air Battles of World War II

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Here, one of America's most popular military historians re-creates, using their own moving and powerful voices, the true stories of the U.S. Marine pilots who flew the Allies to victory in World War II. These riveting accounts recreate conflicts ranging from the Marines' gallant defense of Wake Island, where Captain Henry "Baron" Elrod destroyed two enemy planes before joining the fight on the ground, earning a posthumous Medal of Honor in the last-ditch attempt to stave off the Japanese, to the Battle of Midway and ...

Semper Fi in the Sky: The Marine Air Battles of World War II 2005, Presidio Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780891418771

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