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Flyboys

A True Story of Courage
eBook
The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice—by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.
This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H. W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. What happened to the other eight remained a secret for almost 60 years.
After the war, the American and Japanese governments conspired to cover up the shocking truth, and not even the families of the airmen were informed of what happened to their sons. Their fate remained a mystery—until now.
FLYBOYS is a tale of courage and daring, of war and death, of men and hope. It will make you proud and it will break your heart.

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9780316144513
  • Release date: September 30, 2003

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780316144513
  • Release date: September 30, 2003

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780316144513
  • File size: 6774 KB
  • Release date: September 30, 2003


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:8.4
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:7

The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice—by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.
This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H. W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. What happened to the other eight remained a secret for almost 60 years.
After the war, the American and Japanese governments conspired to cover up the shocking truth, and not even the families of the airmen were informed of what happened to their sons. Their fate remained a mystery—until now.
FLYBOYS is a tale of courage and daring, of war and death, of men and hope. It will make you proud and it will break your heart.

Expand title description text