Air raid! The world’s great powers are at war again. This is the Second World War, but it is history’s first war in which airplanes play a major role. You want to fly and you want to fight. Will you:Fly with the Royal Air Force as a British pilot and fight in the Battle of Britain? Dogfight as an American fighter pilot over the Pacific Ocean? Join the Tuskegee Airmen and be one of the first African-American aviators in the U.S. military?
About the Author
Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.
Table of Contents
About Your Adventure 5
Chapter 1 Warfare in the Skies 7
Chapter 2 The Battle of Britain 13
Chapter 3 Flying in the Pacific 41
Chapter 4 The Tuskegee Airmen 73
Chapter 5 Bravery in the Air 101
Other Paths to Explore 108
Read More 109
Internet Sites 109
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