Anyone interested in subs should read about Lucky Fluckey. I met him before
he died. Amazing guy. I still need to read his book.
On Oct 15, 2016 10:50 AM, "Curley McLain via Mercedes" <
> You are welcome. You might check out Martin Caiden's books. One is
> called Black Thursday. It is about this raid. I think he also wrote The
> Thousand Plane Raid about the first allied raid with 1000 planes. I read
> all that stuff 45-50 years ago. Anything the school libary had or whatever
> I could get form scholastic or the local bookstore about WWII air and naval
> actions. Run SIlent, Run Deep is a terrific book also. If you like subs,
> you should know about Mush Morton and the Wahoo.
> Max Dillon via Mercedes <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> October 15, 2016 at 11:04 AM
>> Thanks for posting! I think there is a museum for The Mighty Eighth off
>> of I-95 down in Florida. I've often been tempted to stop there, that
>> temptation is now greater.
>> Curley McLain <mailto:126die...@gmail.com>
>> October 14, 2016 at 4:49 AM
>> Was an bombing mission which incurred record losses, and Oct 14 became
>> know as Black Thursday.
>> 60 of 291 planes were lost, and another 17 were so badly damaged that
>> they were scrapped ofter the mission. 22% of the men on the raid were
>> Remember today, the men of the USAAF who flow those missions and
>> especially those who were lost.
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