The Last Fighter Pilot : The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II

The Last Fighter Pilot : The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II

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*A NATIONAL BESTSELLER!*

The New York Post calls The Last Fighter Pilot a "must-read" book.

From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafe missions out of Iwo Jima over Japan. Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, the pilots continued to fly. Though Japan had suffered unimaginable devastation, the emperor still refused to surrender.

Bestselling author Don Brown (Treason) sits down with Yelllin, now ninety-three years old, to tell the incredible true story of the final combat mission of World War II. Nine days after Hiroshima, on the morning of August 14th, Yellin and his wingman 1st Lieutenant Phillip Schlamberg took off from Iwo Jima to bomb Tokyo. By the time Yellin returned to Iwo Jima, the war was officially over-but his young friend Schlamberg would never get to hear the news. The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans.


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Details

Author(s)
Don Brown, Capt. Jerry Yellin
Format
Hardback | 352 pages
Dimensions
147 x 191 x 23mm | 342g
Publication date
31 Jul 2017
Publisher
Regnery Publishing Inc
Imprint
Regnery History
Publication City/Country
DC, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1621575063
ISBN13
9781621575061
Bestsellers rank
648,605