This Beautifully Illustrated And Sensitively Designed Volume Returns To Now Long Abandoned US Army Air Force Bases In England, Melding Photographs From World War II With Recent Views Of Overgrown Runways, Rusting Nissen Huts, And Crumbling, Ghostly Control Towers American History Illustrated Illustrations, In Color Packed with then and now now being 1983, not 2014 photos, reminiscences, and basics about World War II s bomber pilot crews lives, this made for an informative read In the past, I have read multiple history and historical fiction books depicting pilots from World War II but most have focused on missions and or friendships formed, not ground life This book filled the gap, but I still wished it had detail I also liked how packed with the then photos of life on base I was less thrilled with the now photos as it showed the same locations in disrepair and the photographs were noticeable grainy compared to the 1940s era ones.As I read this last night by combination flashlight and lanternlight, I can t wait to take a closer look at the photos later with regular electrical lighting I want a closer look at all the details Especially the full two page spread depicting the control panel of a B 24
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- 216 pages
- One Last Look: A Sentimental Journey to the Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Bases of World War II in England
- Philip Kaplan
- 09 August 2018 Philip Kaplan