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Steve N. Pisanos’s The Flying Greek is either the vintage story of an immigrant’s bond with the USA and an aerial experience. while younger Pisanos arrived within the U. S. in 1938, he labored, studied English, and discovered to fly. He earned a personal pilot’s license in 1941, and shortly after Germany invaded Greece, he volunteered for the embattled British Royal Air strength.
In 1942, RAF flight controller Robert Wyse grew to become a jap prisoner of conflict at the island of Java in Indonesia. Starved, ailing, overwhelmed, and labored to near-death, he wasted away till he weighed in basic terms seventy kilos, his lifestyles striking in tenuous stability. there have been strict orders opposed to POWs conserving diaries, yet Wyse penned his observations at the scarce bits of paper he might locate, suffering to explain the brutalities he witnessed.
Leo Litwak was once a college scholar while he joined the military to struggle in international conflict II, "a na've, callow eighteen-year-old son ready to affix different soldier boys being hauled off to battle. " In 1944 he discovered himself in Belgium, in the course of the waning ecu warfare, a medic knowledgeable to avoid wasting lives yet frequently powerless to do even more than watch existence slip away.
Touring 40 thousand miles and encouraging love and depression in equivalent degree, Lt. Minter Dial’s misplaced Annapolis ring altered the lives of many—not simply those that gazed upon its blue stone. The spellbinding account of 1 man’s obsession with a kinfolk mystery—and the made of many years of study and inquiries—The final Ring domestic explores writer Minter Dial’s pursuit of the genuine tale of his namesake, his past due grandfather Lt.
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