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.
Great book written from the first person account of daily struggles as a B-17 Co-Pilot. Humorous and touching.Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great book , enjoyed it , brings out the feeling of being in the cockpit. Reaffirms the seriousness of WW 2 and the commitment the
United States had.
Wow- I am so glad that I got this book to read. It sure shows how lucky we were to have the wrong stuff on our side. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Jeannie Walker (Award-Winning Author)
Written when Smith was at least in his 70s, looking back to when he was 20 years old and co-pilot of a B-17 based in East Anglia. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Final Flight
Smitty Smith gives an honest appraisal of what it was like to fly dead tired day after day on missions where you were not expected to come back or at least complete your 25 mission... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Tully
I bought this at the same time I bought Serenade to the Big Bird by Bert Stiles. Thought this would be a good second choice. It turned out I liked this one more! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mr. L. D. Newvell
This is an incredible book that brings to the present the reality of what it must have been like to fly during WWII. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dave