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By Eric Hammel

ACES opposed to GERMANY
The American Aces Speak

Eric Hammel

In the second one quantity of his seriously acclaimed sequence, the yankee Aces communicate, famous army historian Eric Hammel brings clean first-person debts from thirty-nine U.S. military Air Corps fighter aces who blasted their means around the skies of North Africa, the Mediterranean, and northern and southern Europe within the nice campaign opposed to Hitler’s vaunted Luftwaffe and the opposite Axis air forces. Coupled with a transparent, concise ancient evaluation of America’s remarkable air warfare opposed to the Axis in Europe and North Africa, Hammel’s particular interviews deliver out the main exciting in-the-cockpit studies of a few of our country’s top pilots.

Climb aboard a P-38 Lightning as Maj. invoice Leverette fights America’s highest-scoring unmarried own air conflict opposed to the Luftwaffe. And get into the cockpit of a P-47 Thunderbolt as 15-victory ace Capt. Don Bryan ratings his dream kill by way of outwitting the pilot of a miles swifter German jet within the remaining days of the warfare in Europe.

As he did in 4 significant other volumes, Hammel has accumulated a number of the best possible air-combat stories from America’s warfare opposed to Germany. approximately all of the tales in Aces opposed to Germany have by no means sooner than been advised, and the others were improved by way of info and viewpoints introduced out by means of Hammel’s excellent interviewing jointly, the 5 volumes of approximately two hundred first-person aerial-combat tales from international conflict II, Korea, and Vietnam stand as an everlasting testomony to the strive against airmen who fought their wars strapped into the cockpits of America’s deadly high-performance fighter aircraft.

Aces opposed to Germany is a hugely charged emotional rendering of the now-dim days of non-public strive against on the very fringe of our dwelling nationwide background. there has been by no means a struggle love it, and there by no means can be back. those are the tales of America’s eagles of their own words.

Critical popularity of the yankee Aces communicate Series

The e-book international says: “Aces opposed to Japan" is a thunderous, own, high-adventure ebook giving our ‘men within the sky’ their very own voice.”

Book web page says: “Eric Hammel’s publication is usually recommended studying. it's a needs to for any historian’s bookshelf.”

The Library magazine says: “No PR hype or dry-as-dust prose right here. Hammel permits his flyers to inform their tales of their personal way.Exciting stuff aviation and global struggle II buffs will love.”

The windfall Sunday magazine says: “A deal with that deftly blends a chronology of the Pacific conflict with stories that may rival a Saturday motion matinee.”

Infantry journal says: “If you must learn one ebook that might provide you with a wide review and but an in depth examine what a fighter pilot’s air battle used to be like this is often the book.”

The Bookshelf says: “Hammel is certainly one of our greatest army historians by way of offering that frequently advanced topic to most people. He has tested this facility in a couple of fantastic books earlier than [Aces opposed to Germany] and now he does so again.Not to be overlooked via both buff or scholar.”

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