qThe Savage Skyq is as close as you can get to experiencing aerial combat while still staying firmly planted on the ground. Gives the reader a first-hand look at war from inside a B-17 bomber in WWII. The writing is vivid and intimate, describing the bitter cold at altitude, gut-wrenching fear, lethal shrapnel from flak, and German fighters darting through the bomber formation like feeding sharks.A jeep arrives to pick me up. I cana#39;t get ... After a fast ride to pick up my flying gear, the jeep deposits me beside a new, silver B17G that gleams in the sunlight. Ita#39;s so new that it ... I climb aboard and settle into the sparklingnew radio room with my secret codes. Away we go. ... While I listen for a radio message, I scan the sky.
|Title||:||The Savage Sky|
|Publisher||:||Stackpole Books - 2007|