- Author:Dale VanBlair
- Publisher:AuthorHouse; Rev ed. edition (December 2, 2003)
- Pages:344 pages
- Subcategory:Leaders & Notable People
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Looking Back: A Tail Gunner''s View of WWII is the sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic story of the author''s service in the US Army Air Forces from 1942 to 1945. VanBlair was tail gunner with a B-24 crew and flew missions over Europe from December 1942 until April 1944.
Bibliographic Details. Title: Looking Back: A Tail Gunner's View of WWII. Publisher: AuthorHouse. Publication Date: 2003. Written to honor the memory of his crew, the book is especially dedicated to Albert Spadafora, his friend who was more like a brother.
Looking Back: A Tail Gunner's View of WWII.
Dale VanBlair wrote a book, Looking Back: A Tail Gunner’s View of WWII, which details his days in Europe from December 1943 to April 1944. VanBlair talks about the plane that he had to ditch in. Derik Holtmann News-Democrat. Between missions during World War II, buddies Dale VanBlair and Albert Shorty Spadafora picked out a bracelet for Shorty’s fiancée at a jewelry store in England. He was like a brother to me, VanBlair said. I really liked Shorty. Unfortunately, he lost his life on a bombing mission in March 1944.
The success of Looking Backward provoked a spate of sequels, parodies, satires, dystopian, and 'anti-utopian' responses Directly 'anti-Bellamy' responses: Bachelder, J. . The back-and-forth nature of the debate is illustrated by the subtitle of Geissler's 1891 Looking Beyond, which is "A Sequel to 'Looking Backward' by Edward Bellamy and an Answer to 'Looking Forward' by Richard Michaelis". The book was translated into Bulgarian in 1892.
a tail gunner's view of WWII. Published 2003 by 1st Books in . Rev. by Dale VanBlair. Written in English. Aerial gunners, American Aerial operations, American Personal narratives, Biography, Campaigns, United States, United States. Army Air Forces, United States. Bombardment Group (Heavy), 448th, World War, 1939-1945. The Teacher’s Book contains the teaching notes and answer keys The Resource Disc has photocopiable extra activities, a variety of Tests with audio, plus video scripts from the Students’ book.
Dale R. VanBlair was tail gunner with a B-24 crew in the 448th Bomb Group, with whom he flew . A gripping narrative of terrifying action in WWII, the book describes in vivid detail the experience of the remote tail gunner’s position. VanBlair was tail gunner with a B-24 crew in the 448th Bomb Group, with whom he flew missions over Germany from December 1943 to April 1944. Severely damaged by flak and fighters, they were forced to ditch in the North Sea with the loss of five men.
Library descriptions. Looking Back: A Tail Gunner''s View of WWII is the sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic story of the author''s service in the US Army Air Forces from 1942 to 1945.