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Guests of the Kremlin

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On April 18, 1942, 16 B-25 Bombers took off from the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet. They bombed Tokyo and four other cities in Japan. This was the famous Doolittle Raid, a turning point in World War II. One crew landed in the Soviet Union and were held prisoner there until they escaped. This is their story.
Paperback, 344 pages
Published May 2nd 2007 by Ishi Press
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Paul
May 06, 2016 Paul rated it it was ok
I have been episodically reading this out-of-print memoir about the experiences of one of the Doolittle Raid pilots. His aircraft ran low on fuel before anyone else and, after bombing Tokyo, he and his crew flew to the nearest "friendly" airfield, which happened to be Vladivostok in the USSR. The USSR not being at war with Japan, the five American airmen were interned for a little over a year, eventually managing to escape.

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Oct 25, 2015 Lizziebeth10 rated it it was amazing
I, too, have only read the original edition. It is a fascinating, gripping story that almost no one even knows about. Read this book!
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