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Memoirs of A B-17 Copilot, Kimbolton, England, 1943-1944

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Jesse Richard Pitts was a pilot for the B-17 Flying Fortress in World War Two. In this evocative memoir, Jesse Pitts relates his bombing history and personal experiences, as a B-17 co-pilot and member of 379th bomb group of the 8th air force. Second Lieutenant Pitts along with his crew, flew 25 missions over France and Germany from 1943-1944 in the Penny Ante. This moving book tells the fascinating story of the experiences of this 'band of brothers' in the Second World War.
Publisher: Charlottesville, Va. : Howell Press, c2004
Characteristics: xix, 280 p., [17] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN: 1574271466
Call Number: B PITTS:J PITTS

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