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Author Frater, Stephen.

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

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    940.5449 FRA    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5449 FRA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 the nephew of Herman Goering, leading member of the Nazi party and Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe.
Subject Goering, Werner, 1924-
Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946 -- Family.
Rencher, Jack P., 1921-2010.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group, 303rd -- Biography.
Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
B-17 bomber -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- German Americans -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, German American.
German American soldiers -- Biography.
ISBN 9780312617929 (hbk.)
0312617925 (hbk.)

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