Return from Berlin: the Eye of a Navigator Robert Grilley
During the summer of 1944, the US Eighth Air Force was engaged in a ferocious daytime bombing campaign over Europe. This book is the memoir of a B-17 navigator who found himself far from his American home, based in the English countryside of Northamptonshire. His war in the air, flying deep into enemy territory, surviving intense enemy anti-aircraft fire and enemy fighter attacks, portrays the sometimes conflicting emotions of a young man at war. The book also relates how thfriendship with their eight year-old daughter, a relationship that becomes a symbol of survival.