This is a book about heroism and hope at 17,000 feet. You will find that the heroism and hope was paid forward by these 11 brave men representing thousands of descendants who have never read or heard the story. The book is based on a true story of a little publicized bombing mission over Wake Island on July 24, 1943 during the darkest hours of World War II.
The Last Flight of the Daisy Mae: A Story of Heroism and Hope at 17,000 Feet is recommended in the Book Corner Section of the November-December Issue 2017 of VFW Magazine…
“It is an honor and I know my Dad and the other ten crewman that gave everything that had under impossible odds to fight for each other and trade their lives so that their buddies could live, would appreciate the recognition.” Wayne F. Perkins Author/Narrator/Producer
“Never underestimate the power of hope.”–Lt. Benjamin I. Weiss, Navigator, Daisy Mae, on July 24, 1943 in the air battle over Wake Island.
Welcome to Story 9: Terror on Tuesday from 1001 Bedtime Stories of World War II by Wayne Perkins. This story is taken from my book, The Last Flight of the Daisy Mae: A Story of Heroism and Hope at 17,000 Feet.
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Molly Alphabet is joined by many female workers from a variety of backgrounds, building massive B-24 and PB4Y Bombers during World War II. This is the 7th Story of 1001 Bedtime Stories of World War II by Wayne Perkins the author of The Last Flight of the Daisy Mae.
Molly Alphabet works at the Consolidated Aircraft Manufacturing Plant in San Diego, California during World War II. Her job is to install gun harnesses in the massive B-24 Bombers that fight in every theater of World War II.