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Hell above earth : the incredible true story of an American WWII bomber commander and the copilot ordered to kill him / Stephen Frater

Catalog Data

Author:
Frater, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Goering, Werner 1924-  Search this
Rencher, Jack P. 1921-2010  Search this
Göring, Hermann 1893-1946 Family  Search this
United States Army Air Forces Bomb Group, 303rd  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Europe
Date:
2013
20th century
Notes:
"While Werner's grandfather and Herman's father were both indeed named Heinrich Ernst Göring ... the two were totally unrelated"--P. 250.
Summary:
In a sensational tale of combat and an unlikely friendship in the flak-filled skies above Germany, Frater chronicles the life of U.S. Captain Werner Goering, an exceptional American pilot who was also thought to be the nephew of Herman Goering, leading member of the Nazi party and Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe.
Topic:
Bomber pilots  Search this
B-17 bomber--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--German Americans  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, German American  Search this
German American soldiers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005728