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By Keith W. Mason

Six weeks prior to Pearl Harbor, Keith Mason acquired a $150 uniform allowance, a couple of silver wings, and his first task as a flight teacher: Randolph box, Texas. years later, he was once Squadron Officer within the 460th Bomb team, fifteenth Air strength in Spinazzola, Italy - flying the harrowing wrestle missions he dreamed of as a boy in rural Iowa.

As a memoir of 1 man’s struggle years, Mason offers perception at the internal workings of serving as an airman in the course of international struggle II: dealing with stultifying boredom, stupefying incompetence, paralyzing worry, and lovely good fortune. information of the way crews have been chosen for strive against missions, of the need to sometimes get a divorce crews, and of opt for missions during which Mason was once a player are very important additions to the background and literature of this usually missed theater.

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