Wings In The Hands Of The Lord: A World War II Journal (Paperback)

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Wings In The Hands Of The Lord presents a firsthand account of 30 bombing missions during WWII. From the pilot's log of 1st Lieutenant Louis LaHood, this is the day-by-day memoir of his Army Air Forces service as he led his nine-man crew over various targets throughout occupied Europe in 1944.

LaHood vividly captures the dangers, near misses, and tragedies he encountered as a pilot, taking off from England in the foggy gloom of early morning, and completing his deadly assignments one-by-one.

The book begins with the fortuitous chance to transfer from the walking Army to the Army Air Forces. It recounts each phase of his training: primary, basic, advanced, and transition. The training concludes with LaHood's selection of a crew, molding them into a cohesive unit, and finally transporting them in a new B-17 to England to face the realities of war.

This is the story of a boy becoming a man, leading others through war, and how a brush with failure helped him tap into a dormant faith, which became the foundation of his leadership.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781734159905
ISBN-10: 1734159901
Publisher: James R Lahood
Publication Date: January 24th, 2020
Pages: 218
Language: English