High Mark 11: A Young Pilot's Adventures In World War Ii Europe
As a 19-year-old college freshman, in late fall of 1944, Ralph Jenks enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After a few weeks of basic and flight training, he was sent into England just after the D-Day invasion. Between June 1944 and February 1946, Ralph Jenks served as a ferrying pilot, delivering new planes to the battlefront and removing war-wearied ones. He flew 14 different types of planes, on missi...
Hardcover: 98 pages
Publisher: Samizdat Creative (November 15, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.2 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 9288607
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“This is a realistic view of a WWII pilot. I loved the pictures and stories. Made you feel like you were there. This book should be read to the current and future generations so they, too, can understand and appreciate the "Greatest Generation"....”
ns in Europe and North Africa, and made life-long friends. Filled with photographs of the planes Ralph Jenks flew, and rich with remembered details, High Mark 11 is a vivid account of the indelible, life-shaping experiences of a young WWII pilot from Oklahoma.