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By John J. Hurt,Steven E. Sidebotham

Odyssey of a Bombardier is the illustrated Prisoner of struggle “log” that depicts the reviews of bombardier Richard M. Mason in German criminal camps after his B-17 “Flying castle” was once shot down via the Germans in France in 1944, the ultimate 12 months of global battle II. The log follows Mason from the day his airplane crashed till his liberation in April, 1945, and his go back domestic to the us. integrated are such issues as clinical therapy and rehabilitation for wounded prisoners of the Germans, lifestyles in Stalag Luft III, a tricky lengthy march in an arctic wintry weather to a different camp, the travails of prisoners within the overcrowded, filthy camp at Moosburg, severe meals shortages, and the arriving of normal George Patton with the freeing forces. Mason used to be an novice artist and illustrated his magazine with relocating depictions of criminal lifestyles and comradeship. This e-book exhibits U.S. airmen demonstrating grace and braveness stressed and assembly each problem that their imprisonment presented.

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