A story from World War II, Back from 44 – The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few.
Nick Bentas, Staff Sergeant US Army Air Force, finds himself in a severely crippled B-26 Marauder. Trying to return to base, he remembers the different times in his life that led him up to this point.
From enlistment to basic training to saying goodbye to his new wife, he remembers his deadly missions around France, Germany and the wider Mediterranean. Experience how it was first hand to encounter enemy flak and fighter attacks, while dealing with the emotional impact of losing close friends.
Back From 44 is an in-depth look into the bravery and sacrifice of ordinary men who did extraordinary things during World War II.
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Goodreads. John’s review. Apr 30, 2016 – Read from April 30 to May 12, 2016
“As I get older and realize there are too many books that I have to read before my time is up. Having said that, I was ready to ditch this book half way through. I am glad I didn’t, this book will kick you right in the balls. Kudos to the author and highly recommended.
”320th Bomb Group, 441st Squadron crewmember, January 2015
“I want you to know I was very impressed with your book “Back from 44.” The fiction part of your book was far less fiction than you might think. The “conversations” between individuals in the book may have a figment of your imagination, but those conversations might have very well been discussed at the time. What was discussed was exactly the sort of things we did actually discuss.”