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staffing mission august 14 five days after the mission August 14 five days after the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki The Japanese had not surrendered
There was a code word issued UTAH to recall the planes was a code word issued UTAH to recall the planes a surrender be announced In actual fact the message was sent out but Jerry didn t receive it so they carried on with their mission As they were flying away from the airfield they had attacked when Jerry came out of cloud cover his wingman was not there His name was Phil Schlamberg He became the last casualty of the war He had had a premonition that morning Jerry tried to replace him but he insisted on going I found this book to be a valuable addition to the many WWII books I possess I recommend it for you to readJack B WaltersOctober 6 2018 Excellent tribute to probably the last or one of the last surviving fighter pilots of WWIIThat being said why did they the publishers choose a photo of a P 5l BC in European theater markings when the book is about P 51 D s in natural metal that flew from Iwo Jima in l944 45 I m sure there are numerous xcellent photos of those fighters that could have been used for the cover dust jacket of this book and would have The Art of Memoir enhanced the focus of the storyThere are numerous mistakes in the text The fighters were not painted battle grey but left natural metalxcept for black bands for ID from The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life enemy aircraft specifically the Ki 61 Tony that resembled the P 51 D and they also were painted with unit markingsTypographicalrrors are too numerous to cite all but one of the most glaring is the spelling of ordinance with an i it is spelled ordnance Also the author fluctuates between the pilots R Hiroshima on the morning of August 15 Yellin and his wingman First Lieutenant Philip Schlamberg took off from Iwo Jima to bomb Tokyo By the time Yellin returned to Iwo Jima the war was officially over but his young friend Schlamberg would never get to hear the news The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first person account of war from one of America's last living World War II vetera.
characters õ Book, PDF or Kindle PUB ✓ By Don Brown,Captain Jerry Yellin - foreword,Captain Jerry Yellin - contributor,Melanie Sloan - forewordIt scooted around on generalities and a rehash of already known history of that part of WWII Was looking for of a personal point of view and xperiencesas hard as that might be Gave a good insight into what was going on at the nd of
WW11 and with the persons involved Worth a read The brief video of the last interview gives youand with the persons involved Worth a read The brief video of the last interview gives you for mankind His son wants to marry a Japanese girlher father hates Americans as does his fatherT he girls father learns her proposed father in law flew missions over Japan He then allows the wedding this man must have been brave beyond beliefI want his blood to flow in my grandchildren This *INTERVIEW IS NOT PART ON THE BOOK BUT IS *is not part on the book but is on line I was fortunate PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition enough to get and read this book prior to meeting and speaking with Capt Yellin at the National Stearman Fly in at Galesburg IL Capt Yellin also spoke at the Fly inxplaining he didn t want a book written about him He felt he had only done his job and nothing He did however want those who flew and served with him to be remembered for what they had accomplished and sacrificed It was those men he wanted remembered Their stories Their loss It is still these men he speaks of today at his seminars after all these years He still tears up remembering them He is somewhat puzzled by why he survived all these years while they have all passed on If you read his book or hear him speak you will understand why Someone had to tell their story and he does it with great respect and much passion I thoroughly Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography enjoyed reading this book My father was in the Air Force and as I sat here with him while I was reading this book caring for him hexplained and answered my uestions about the war This really The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, enlightened me about the wars Thank you very much for your service and toveryone that has fought for our freedom I have purchased some copies of this book to give On the morning of August 15 1945 Captain Jerry Yellin flew the last combat mission of World War II out of Iwo Jima Today Captain Yellin is a sharp ngaging 93 year old veteran whose story is brought to life by best selling author Don Brown Treason From April to August of 1945 Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafing missions Thers in our family G8d bless you all The authenticity of the tale as told by the author is doubtful It is vident that he is not a pilot and made no attempt to learn the particularities of the subject he was writing about These misgivings are readily apparent when he calls the finger four
FORMATION FOUR FINGER HE CALLS TAPP S DOWNING OFfour finger he calls Tapp s downing of aircraft one of the most outstanding feats in military aviation the B 29s did not drop their bomb load they started firing he calls several pilots great aces when in reality none are counted among those he calls the P 51 the aircraft who downed Japanese aircraft than any other when the truth is that both the F 4U and P 38 claimed victories And to cap it off Jerry Yellin is no than a footnote whose personal achievements are scattered throughout the book The frosting on the cake is when he says that Yellin pushed down on the throttle to accelerate and the P 51 has a yoke Ok Great story well written loved the book Jerry tells an incredible story He mbodies the greatest generation I ve had the honor of meeting him and having him personally tell me his story This book is a must read for war bird fans Terrific story about Capt Jerry Yellin and not only his heroics but his hardships during and after WWII A must read for any military aviation buff Thank you Don and Jerry for sharing your story This is a small book I finished reading in one day It covers the last six months of the war with Japan from the perspective of a young American fighter pilot His final training was in Hawaii Even here he lost friends who died while training His suadron was shipped out to Iwo Jima When he flew onto the airfield which was in the shadow of Mt Suribachi it had not been conuered yet They dug fox holes to protect themselves from Mortar and rifle fire For the first few weeks their mission was to bomb and strafe nemy. Ut of Iwo Jima over Japan Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9 the pilots continued to fly Though Japan had suffered unimaginable devastation the mperor still refused to surrender Best selling author Don Brown sits down with Yellin to tell the incredible true story of the final combat mission of World War II Nine days afte.