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

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9780425252864: A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War Torn Skies of World War II

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"This book grips you like a movie. It's part "Top Gun", part "Valkyrie", and more!"--Marcus Brotherton, author of the "New York Times" bestseller, "We Who Are Alive and Remain"

"It is often said that 'war is hell'--and it is--however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours. "A Higher Call" is an eye-opener."--Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII "'Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war?' The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read."--Chuck Tatum, author of "Red Blood, Black Sand" ""A Higher Call" exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors, and will forever change how you look at World War II."--Eric Blehm, author of the "New York Times" bestseller, "Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown"" ""From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read."--Joe Galloway, coauthor of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller, "We Were Soldiers, Once...and Young"
"A top-notch narrative of the unlikely encounter between one of Germany s leading fighter aces, Franz Stigler, and the rookie crew of an American bomber in the frigid skies of Germany in December 1943...Based on thousands of hours of interviews and an evident knowledge of his subject, Makos details the frantic life of the German fighter pilots living on the edge, and the American bomber crews, far from home, fighting to survive...A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war." Publishers Weekly
This book grips you like a movie.It's part TopGun, part Valkyrie, and more! Marcus Brotherton, author of the New YorkTimes bestseller, We Who Are Alive and Remain
It is often said that war is hell and it is however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours. A Higher Call is an eye-opener. Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII

Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read. Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand

A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors, and will forever change how you look at World War II. Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read. Joe Galloway, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller, We Were Soldiers, Once and Young

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A remarkable story . . . worth retelling and celebrating. USA Today
Beautifully told. CNN
A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war Publishers Weekly
Oh, it s a good one! Fox News
Deeply felt by its author and deeply affecting to read. The Times, London
A truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry Daily Mail
Incredible. New York Post
Inspiring. Kirkus
From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read. Joe Galloway, co-author of the #1New York Times bestsellerWe Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young
This book grips you like a movie. It s partTop Gun, partValkyrie, and more. Marcus Brotherton, co-author of theNew York TimesbestsellerTough as They Come
It is often said that war is hell and it is however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours. Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII
A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors and will forever change how you look at World War II. Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless
Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read. Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand "

A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating. USA Today
Beautifully told. CNN
A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war. Publishers Weekly
Oh, it s a good one! Fox News
Deeply felt by its author and deeply affecting to read. The Times, London
A truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry. Daily Mail
Incredible. New York Post
Inspiring. Kirkus Reviews
From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read. Joe Galloway, co-author of the #1New York Times bestsellerWe Were Soldiers Once...and Young
This book grips you like a movie. It s partTop Gun, partValkyrie, and more. Marcus Brotherton, co-author of theNew York TimesbestsellerTough as They Come
It is often said that war is hell and it is however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours. Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII
A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors and will forever change how you look at World War II. Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless
Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read. Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand "

"A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating."--USA Today
"Beautifully told."--CNN
"A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war."--Publishers Weekly
"Oh, it's a good one!"--Fox News
"Deeply felt by its author and deeply affecting to read."--The Times, London
"A truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry."--Daily Mail
"Incredible."--New York Post
"Inspiring."--Kirkus Reviews
"From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read."--Joe Galloway, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
"This book grips you like a movie. It's part Top Gun, part Valkyrie, and more."--Marcus Brotherton, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Tough as They Come
"It is often said that 'war is hell'--and it is--however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours."--Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII
"A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors and will forever change how you look at World War II."--Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless
"Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read."--Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand

-A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating.---USA Today
-Beautifully told.---CNN
-A riveting story of humanity and mercy set against the ghastly backdrop of war.---Publishers Weekly
-Oh, it's a good one!---Fox News
-Deeply felt by its author and deeply affecting to read.---The Times, London
-A truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry.---Daily Mail
-Incredible.---New York Post
-Inspiring.---Kirkus Reviews
-From the horrors of the most savage war in history emerges this beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies. Simply told, splendid, and well worth the read.---Joe Galloway, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
-This book grips you like a movie. It's part Top Gun, part Valkyrie, and more.---Marcus Brotherton, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Tough as They Come
-It is often said that 'war is hell'--and it is--however, this story reveals how the human spirit can shine in the darkest hours.---Colonel Charles McGee, Tuskegee Airman, WWII
-A Higher Call exemplifies beautifully the brotherhood of warriors and will forever change how you look at World War II.---Eric Blehm, author of the New York Times bestseller, Fearless
-Can good men be found on both sides of a bad war? The author asks the question and delivers the answer. A powerful, haunting read.---Chuck Tatum, author of Red Blood, Black Sand

Biografía del autor:

Hailed as -a masterful storyteller- by the Associated Press, Adam Makos is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Higher Call, and the critically-acclaimed Devotion. Inspired by his grandfathers' service, Adam chronicles the stories of American veterans in his trademark fusion of intense human drama and close-up military action, securing his place -in the top ranks of military writers, - according to the Los Angeles Times. In the course of his research, Adam has flown a WWII bomber, accompanied a Special Forces raid in Iraq, and journeyed into North Korea in search of an MIA American serviceman.

Larry Alexander is the author of the New York Times bestselling biography Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers. He is also the author of Shadows in the Jungle: The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II and In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sgt. Forrest Guth. Alexander has been a journalist and columnist for the Intelligencer Journal in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for nearly twenty years and has won numerous state-level awards for excellence in journalism.

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Verlag: Penguin LCC US Dez 2012 (2012)
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Buchbeschreibung Penguin LCC US Dez 2012, 2012. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 236x156x38 mm. Neuware - 392 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780425252864

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