Marauder: Memoir of a B-26 Pilot in Europe in World War II by Louis S. Rehr,Carleton R. Rehr

By Louis S. Rehr,Carleton R. Rehr

The B-26 Marauder used to be an impressive weapon within the crusade to defeat Hitler’s armies, and, within the phrases of his first copilot, “Louis Rehr “was the simplest there has been” flying it. This memoir, which merits from 40 years of analysis at the wrestle heritage of the B-26, contributions from comrades, and an intensive number of infrequent pictures, describes Rehr’s reports, together with 5 night-bombing missions he volunteered to fly in 1944 and bills of assaults via Me-262 jets in overdue April of 1945. Rehr, a squadron commander with the 323rd Bombardment team, earned 12 air medals, 5 conflict stars, unique Flying Crosses, and the Croix de Guerre with Silver Star.

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