Truman J. Smith (1924–2011) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Distinguished Flying Cross Society. In 1958 he founded the Air Force Radio-TV network, which reached Europe, North Africa, and the Near East.
Fantastic book. Puts you in the B-17 Flying in WW II and in England during that period.Published 2 days ago by Chuck
Autobiography has a factual feel throughout and expresses one man's way of coping with the certainty of death every day for all thirty five missionsPublished 3 days ago by Deyo Watson
Well written. Very thoughtful questions about war. I would recommend that you read Truman's flying experience of world war twoPublished 4 days ago by Greenleaf
Probably the best personal accounts off an Eighth Air Force experience you will ever
read and there are quite a few out there. Well done.
A great read. I have read many books on wed and this book gives you a different view then most.Published 12 days ago by nicola galante
As a retired Air Force navigator, I can vouch for the authenticity of this narrative. This book was very exciting and even moving. It has inspired me to write down my own story.Published 15 days ago by Wayne C. Close
A very humble man describing what millions of ordinary men did every day to survive the air war over Europe.Published 16 days ago by FuzzyBlackLips
This is not a cynical memoir. It is an honest, patriotic account of living a life surrounded by the "certainty" of death. It is a great read that is paced perfectly.Published 22 days ago by GK
A surprisingly good read. Truman's perspective on the horrors of flying a B-17 in WWII are unlike any other book I've read.Published 1 month ago by Slim Chance