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Tail-End Charlies

The Last Battles of the Bomber War, 1944--45

by John Nichol

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9356016M
    ISBN 100312378068
    ISBN 109780312378066

    George McGovern "Rivaling the best of Stephen Ambrose's work, "Tail-End Charlies" gives a breathtakingly intimate look at the lives, loves, and deaths of the brave airmen of the greatest generation. This fascinating book is as valuable for its stories of joyous life on the ground as it is for its sobering tales of death in the air. TAIL-END CHARLIES - The Last Battles of The Bomber War Published April, Night after night they flew through the flak and packs of enemy fighters to drop the bombs that helped demolish the Third Reich - and they died in their tens of thousands.

      "Rivaling the best of Stephen Ambrose's work, Tail-End Charlies gives a breathtakingly intimate look at the lives, loves, and deaths of the brave airmen of the greatest generation. This fascinating book is as valuable for its stories of joyous life on the ground as it is for its sobering tales of death in the s: Search books by title, author last name, keyword and ISBN Search. Home / Military History / Vietnam War / Tail End Charlie. Tail End Charlie. Memoir of a United States Marine in the Vietnam War $ In stock. You're viewing: Tail End Charlie $

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Tail-End Charlies meant different things to the Royal Air Force Bomber Command and the U.S. 8th Army Air Force. To the RAF, it meant a rear gunner in a Lancaster bomber. To the USAAF, it meant the rear-most plane in a formation of Bs or Bs, the position that was most vulnerable to Luftwaffe fighters.4/5.

O’Connor and his crew had survived their first experience as Tail-End Charlies and their first encounters on Purple Heart Corner, but four bombers from his group, along with forty of his comrades, had not.

It had been every bit as bad as they feared, and they hoped to be spared a second : St. Martin''s Publishing Group. This splendid book covers all three of these meanings. In addition it does an excellent job of discussing the power and importance of air power in the defeat of Germany.

Fascinating book on the "Tail-end" of the European Air war.5/5(5). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tail End Charlie: Memoir of a United States Tail-End Charlies book in the Vietnam War by Ronald John Jensen at Barnes & : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.

In American vernacular, tail-end Charlie denoted the aircraft in the dangerously vulnerable rear position of the formation. Regardless of one's perspective, the meaning remained the same: this position invoked fear.

The book Tail-End Charlies takes an extraordinary look into the last half of the bomber war. LoveReading View on Tail-end Charlie. Shortlisted for the Blue Peter 'Best Book with Facts' Award. Nominated for the Carnegie Medal As a boy, Mick Manning listened to his father's hair-raising tales about life as an RAF airgunner during the Second World War.

Tail-End Charlies by John Nichol and Tony Rennell is the story of the controversial last battles of Bomber Command through the eyes of the heroic men who fought them.

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Following their groundbreaking revelations about the ordeals suffered by Allied prisoners of war in their bestselling book, The Last Escape, John Nichol and Tony Rennell tell the astonishing and deeply moving story of the controversial last battles in the skies of Germany.

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