Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II

Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II

From a top World War II author, the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peaceWhen Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat aviators from Air Group 88 lifted off from the venerable Navy carrier USS Yorktown early on the morning of August 15, 1945, they had no idea they were about to carry out the final air mission of World War...

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Title:Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II
Author:John F. Wukovits
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Edition Language:English

Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II Reviews

  • Steve
    An interesting story of the last American pilots who were killed at the end of World War II. On the morning of August 15, 1945, Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat pilots from Air Group 88 took off from the carrier Yorktown for their final mission of World War II. When they were ordered to come back ...
  • patrick
    This story like a few others from WWII is really about four airmen who did not make it home that day, yet we're so close to the final destination. The author uses letters, diaries, flight logs and interviews with members of the families. What is really heartbreaking is that when reading this you get...
  • Katie B
    I knew I had to read this book after seeing the cover. I just felt this compelling need to find out more about the lives of the 4 men who died. Absolutely heartbreaking as the aviators were up in the air when the war was officially declared over and were in the process of flying back to the Navy car...
  • Don
    This is the story of the last four Americans to die in battle in WW2. They were Navy pilots on the USS Yorktown. The author mainly focused on two of the pilots but told much of the history of the unit they served in. The reader will learn what it was like to serve in the air arm of the navy during t...

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