A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

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Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damagedAmerican bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-oldpilot on his first mission. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. Suddenly a GermanMesserschmitt fighter pulled up on the bomber's tail, its pilot an ace who could destroythe American bomber in an instant. What happened next would defy imaginationand later be calledthe mostincredible encounter between enemies in World War II. This is the truestory of the two pilots whose lives collided ...

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Joan S

Aug 21, 2014

GREAT - Spellbinder

This was hard to put down. It was most informative about the individuals- even though enemies in WWII.

Raymond A

Aug 15, 2013

Outstanding Book

This is one of the finest WW II books that I have read. It is a gripping human interest account of the experience of two combatants which should appeal even to those who normally avoid war stories.

F4pilot

Feb 28, 2013

An astounding true story

Of all the stories that have come from the air war during WWII, this is one of the most incredible. It reads like a well-written novel, but it's completely true.

I can't recommend this book too highly. My advice to anyone even remotely interested in World War II or military aviation is buy this book and read it. Then recommend it to your friends.

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