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The 95th Bomb Group achieved fame as the first unit to strike Berlin in a daylight raid and as the only combat group in Europe to win three Presidential Distinguished Unit Citations for courage and daring. B-17sOver Berlin is a unique compilation of vivid personal tales of the legendary 95th, told by the surviving crewmen themselves and the English villagers who knew them. Crashes, captures, thrilling escapesthese are the true stories of the furious air combat over Germany, Norway, and Poland that helped turn the tide of World War II.
About the Author
Ian Hawkins first became interested in the history of the Eighth Air Force as a young boy growing up in England surrounded by the airfields from which the aircrews flew. He is the author of three books (including B-17s over Berlin: Personal Stories from the 95th Bomb Group (H) (1990). He lives in Bacton, Suffolk.