Enjoy the Images from book, the Last Flight of the Daisy Mae
I hope you enjoy the images from the book, the Last Flight of the Daisy Mae: A Story of Heroism and Hope at 17,000 Feet. There are stories about each image that ended up on my cutting room floor. Soon I will be telling you those stories in a new feature called “Author Talk.”
Please enjoy the men and their stories of World War II.
Chapter 1: Heroism and Hope
Chapter 2: Molly and Her Lib
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Chapter 3: The Farm Boy
K-Ration Dinner in 1942
Chapter 4: Advanced Airmen Training
Chapter 5: Armorer School Training
Chapter 6: Water Conley, Water!
Chapter 8: Meet the Daisy Mae…
Kilroy was here. Famous Graffiti from WWII
Chapter 9: Missions of the Daisy Mae…
Chapter 10: Mischief and Duty
“Midway Atoll” by USN – Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-451086 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Midway_Atoll.jpg#/media/File:Midway_Atoll.jpg
The Last Landing of the Daisy Mae
Left or Port Side of the Daisy Mae. The Pilot’s Side of the Bomber.
Right Side or Starboard Side of the Daisy Mae: Co-pilot’s Side of the B-24 Bomber
The Second Bombing of Wake Island
Chapter 17: Top Secret Revealed
“Many Thanks” Spelled out in Tulips from a Grateful Dutch Nation.
Chapter 18: Many Years Later…
“Never underestimate the power of hope.”–Navigator Lt. Benjamin I. Weiss, on the Daisy Mae, on July 24, 1943 during the Alamo in the Sky.