487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

A Glimpse of Hell: The World War II Years
the true memories of James "Jim" E. Brooks
as told to Olive L. Sullivan

Summary of the Book:

A Glimpse of Hell tells the exciting and harrowing story of the Black March, when 8,000 American P.O.W.s were force-marched across Germany near the end of World War II.

Filled with humor as well as tears, this true story is a touching and powerful portrait of life for thousands of American flyers who endured the hardships of Nazi prisoner of war camps.

The book also tells about the training of a bomber crew, and details missions over Germany and France - culminating with the moment the plane was shot down behind enemy lines. In addition, Jim Brooks intersperses memories of his Ozark boyhood, all combining into a compelling and educational read.

Ordering information:

The book can be ordered from either Amazon.com, for $17.10 plus shipping and handling. Click the following link to see the ordering information from Amazon.

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