During World War II, Lt. Glenn Mason, USN, was located in the Pacific Theater as Aide to Admiral John Dale Price. These very detailed drawings are of the actions of the sailors and pilots that were... More > awarded the Congressional Medal Honor. Included are the citations and descriptions of valor signed by the President of the United States. The residing Allied authority over Okinawa, Admiral John Dale Price, the top Navy Air Corp Aviator (first aviator to land on an aircraft carrier at night) is shown with the top Army Air Corp Pilot, Jimmy Doolittle (led the first strike on Tokyo with Bombers launched from a flattop). Some drawings describe the evacuation of local people and the securing of Okinawa for the staging of the 3000 ship invasion of the Japanese mainland.< Less
My Life with the 52nd Fighter Group is the first-hand view of a young supply officer's experiences during WW II, in and around the Mediterranean Sea. This book is rich with facts and details,... More > romance, humor and tragedy.
From northern Michigan through North Africa to Sicily and Rome, from troop ships and C-rations to moonshine stills and slit trenches, these stories will tell you everything you wanted to know about how the troops were fed and moved and how the planes were kept flying.
In these pages you'll encounter HRM King George, Generals Eisenhower and Patton, the US Table Tennis Champions, “Camelman” Montour, and Duckworth the squadron dog. You'll meet pilots, support staff, visiting celebrities, ladies of the night, and prisoners of war. You'll hear the stories behind the 52nd Squadron's impressive record of victories and the heartbreak of losses.< Less