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By Louis S. Rehr,Carleton R. Rehr

The B-26 Marauder was once an impressive weapon within the crusade to defeat Hitler’s armies, and, within the phrases of his first copilot, “Louis Rehr “was the easiest there has been” flying it. This memoir, which merits from 40 years of study at the wrestle heritage of the B-26, contributions from comrades, and an in depth number of infrequent pictures, describes Rehr’s reports, together with 5 night-bombing missions he volunteered to fly in 1944 and debts of assaults via Me-262 jets in past due April of 1945. Rehr, a squadron commander with the 323rd Bombardment workforce, earned 12 air medals, 5 conflict stars, individual Flying Crosses, and the Croix de Guerre with Silver Star.

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