The Story of Jack Manch, Thirty Seconds over Tokyo and the Self-Sacrifice of an American Warrior
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $5.38|
| Book Description: |
At 6 feet 7 inches, Jacob "Shorty" Manch was the tallest of Jimmy Doolittle's fliers and also one of the most colorful. This biography details his life as a rambunctious kid growing up in Staunton, Virginia, his pranks in military academies and his incredible adventure as a member of the group who launched the first bombing raid on Tokyo.
Manch died a hero, also, and his sacrifice over the skies of Las Vegas is explored in print here for the first time. Illustrated with many...