Tag: Veterans

Book Review: The Last Fighter Pilot

The Last Fighter Pilot is the thrilling story covering a part of Captain Jerry Yellin’s time in the war from March – August 1945–V-J Day. Having already felt the depth of Captain Yellin’s experiences by reading Of War & Weddings, I expected that emotional connection to play a large role in his collaboration with author Don Brown.

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Book Review: Of War & Weddings

Jerry Yellin was a captain and fighter pilot going on many missions throughout the Pacific and over Japan. He is the last fighter pilot to fly a combat mission as the war was coming to a close. This is the remarkable story of how a World War II Veteran of the Pacific makes peace with the nation and people of Japan decades after the war.

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Book Review: D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

Antony Beevor’s approach was unique–he gathered information from every military force, and I think non-military, involved in the entire D-Day campaign. In so doing, he gave a 360 viewpoint of what was happening at each step of this complex battle. I had to keep reminding myself that these leaders did not have drones and cell phones and

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