Books tagged: b17 stories

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Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
Blown Out of the Skies over Nazi Germany-Images of Downed B-17s, B-24's and Other Bombers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The deadly Rheinmetall-Borsig 88mm anti-aircraft flak cannon throwing explosive shells up to 37,100 feet altitude. By David Myhra PhD.
S/Sgt. Harold F. Scott My Experiences as a POW during WWII
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Two His Glory Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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This book tells the experiences of Harold Scott (Scotty) as a tailgunner on a B17. He tells of his injury and capture by the Germans and life as a POW in a concentration camp. He also tells of the struggle to survive on a death march that took him across Germany. This book was made from a talk Harold Scott gave his family many years after the war ended. It is all true as he remembered it.