Silent Wings at War Pa (Revised)

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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Smithsonian Books
Publish Date
Pages
248
Dimensions
6.12 X 9.05 X 0.53 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781588340344

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About the Author

John L. Lowden flew as a second lieutenant in the 1st Allied Airborne Army in Europe during World War II. His awards include the Air Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, the Presidential Unit Citation, the Bronze Arrowhead of initial assault troops, and seven unit battle stars. He lives in Wilmington, N.C.

Reviews

"The book is great."--Walter Cronkite

"Weaving his own often hair-raising experiences and those of thirty-nine other veterans into the narrative, Lowden chronicles the use of Allied gliders in seven major airborne assaults."--American History Illustrated

"The best and most complete portrayal of [glider] airborne action I have seen."--George Van Fleet (Lt. Col., USAF, Ret.)