The Last Fighter Pilot

The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II
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Author(s): Don Brown, Jerry Yellin
Original Publish Date: Jul 31, 2017
Product Number: EB00727778
Released: Jun 15, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781621575559
Publisher: Regnery History
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*A NATIONAL BESTSELLER!* The New York Post calls The Last Fighter Pilot a "must-read" book. From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafe missions out of Iwo Jima over Japan. Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, the pilots continued to fly. Though Japan had suffered unimaginable devastation, the emperor still refused to surrender. Bestselling author Don Brown (Treason) sits down with Yelllin, now ninety-three years old, to tell the incredible true story of the final combat mission of World War II. Nine days after Hiroshima, on the morning of August 14th, Yellin and his wingman 1st Lieutenant Phillip Schlamberg took off from Iwo Jima to bomb Tokyo. By the time Yellin returned to Iwo Jima, the war was officially over-but his young friend Schlamberg would never get to hear the news. The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans.

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Author(s): Don Brown, Jerry Yellin
Narrator(s): Robertson Dean
Product Number Z100105805
Released: Jul 31, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470815806

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