Flyboys

A True Story of Courage
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.50 hours)
Product Number: Z100113685
Released: Nov 15, 2015
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ISBN: #9781600249853
Narrator/s: James Bradley
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice-by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage. This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H.W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. What happened to the other eight remained a secret for almost 60 years. After the war, the American and Japanese governments conspired to cover up the shocking truth, and not even the families of the airmen were informed of what happened to their sons. Their fate remained a mystery-until now. FLYBOYS is a tale of courage and daring, of war and death, of men and hope. It will make you proud and it will break your heart.

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Author(s): James Bradley
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2005

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Flyboys
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Author(s): James Bradley
Narrator(s): James Bradley
Genre: History
Product Number B1235
Released: Nov 03, 2003
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ISBN: #9781600244667
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Author(s): James Bradley
Narrator(s): James Bradley
Product Number DD19246
Released: Oct 13, 2015
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ISBN: #9781478907459
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Author(s): James Bradley
Product Number EB00276637
Released: Apr 10, 2014
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ISBN: #9780316144513

Professional reviews

"FLYBOYS, the story of the U.S. air campaign against Japan during WWII, is told in exacting detail by James Bradley, author of FLAG OF OUR FATHERS. In this biography, Bradley describes the Japanese military mind and attitude toward foreigners and tells of their actions toward their own soldiers and the men they captured during the war. Bradley reads his work in a matter-of-fact tone, never emphasizing or downplaying the atrocities on either side of the war. The graphic, horrific details of Japanese torture, mutilation, murder, and cannibalism are recited calmly and succinctly by Bradley, as are the detailed results of America's bombing of Japan. M.B.K. 2004 Audie Award Finalist (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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