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.
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 6 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 8 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 9 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 15 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 23 days ago by Slim Chance
great read..good stories from Truman Smith that take you to that time and place. Those are/were incredible young men that helped shape history. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Michael Kininger
Outstanding book. I am a retired Air Force pilot, but Mr. Smith's story told the war from a perspective I've never heard before. Read morePublished 27 days ago by MarkRinger