Heading One-Two-Seven

Heading One-Two-Seven

by Paul Hagan

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On August 1, 1943, 178 U.S. Army B-24 heavy bombers left the Libyan desert on a mission. But that mission took a wrong turn--literally. Heading One-Two-Seven refers to the final turn of the ill-fated attack on the Axis refineries in Ploesti, Romania, during World War II.

This historical novel not only describes the raid but also addresses the players and intrigue on both sides. The Allied powers were unified against Nazi Germany, but they also had their own agendas, all of which contributed to the climate that led to the raid on Ploesti.

Allied and Axis political leaders made decisions that reflected their view of a postwar world. Military leaders translated those visions into a strategy and the tactics to carry it out. And the husbands and sons of a generation--"the greatest generation"--made it come to pass. Follow along as Heading One-Two-Seven tells the story of some of those men on the mission of their lives.

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BN ID: 2940157618544
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date: 02/09/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 573 KB

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