Vol. 6, #5 "Jumpin' Jim Hits Sicily, JFK Saves Trapped Marines, Medal of Honor"

By: 310 Publishing

Type: Magazine

Product Line: America in WWII Magazine

Last Stocked on 2/10/2015

Product Info

Title
Vol. 6, #5 "Jumpin' Jim Hits Sicily, JFK Saves Trapped Marines, Medal of Honor"
Publisher
Category
Sub-category
Publish Year
2010
Pages
64
Dimensions
8.5x11x.2"
NKG Part #
2147440941
Type
Magazine

Description

Chutes over Sicily

Wind and hostile fire scattered 3,000 US paratroopers across Sicily in July 1943. But they fought so hard the enemy thought they were an entire army. By √Čric Grenier

Crash into the channel

Wounded pilot Bob Vance's crippled B-24 was falling fast. But Vance believed a hurt man was aboard, so he stayed put and steered for water. By Robert F. Dorr

Stick-on war spirit

America churned out a colorful variety of postage stamps during the war, to raise dollars and war spirit. And people--even FDR--collected them. By David A. Norris

JFK's other PT boat rescue

After recovering from his extreme efforts to save the crew of his smashed PT-109, John F. Kennedy captained PT-59 on a mission to rescue trapped marines. By Joseph Hinds

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