Flyboys By James Bradley

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Summary James Bradley’s, Flyboys, relays the incredible story of nine young Americans in their endeavors as members of United States Navy during World War II. This tragic retelling of the hardships of American war heroes informs the reader about the inhumane treatment of the enemies of Japan by the Japanese military. Bradley explores the barbaric nature of the Japanese in their endeavors to break down the morale of American soldiers throughout the brutal war. This descriptive and fascinating true story encapsulates the deep roots of the conflict between the United States and Japan. As told through the emotional and dismal story of the loss of nine American lives. Bradley successfully evokes compassion from the readers. The book Flyboys starts …show more content…

His Flags of Our Fathers chronicled the horrific World War II battle for Iwo Jima, centering upon the lives of each of the five US Marines who, per that forever famous photograph – and the monument in Washington DC which it inspired -- raised the American flag in triumph atop the island’s blood-soaked Mt. Suribachi (Bradley’s father was one of the five). “Flags” was a big hit several years ago. Now, Bradley repeats his success with Flyboys, another vivid description of World War II fighting – with Bradley’s special (and extraordinary) emphasis on the human side of armed …show more content…

I went and read several other reviews on this story and the majority said that they loved this book. And another can be also added to that list, myself. I absolutely fell in love with this book. After getting a couple of chapters in, the story really started to pull me in. I would look at the clock and realize that I had been reading for over an hour when it felt like I had been reading for twenty minutes. I took the book to work with me and read there on my breaks. I simply could not put it down. Which is also what I saw from other people that have read this book. I would without a doubt recommend this book to anyone that needed a story to read for a class because the story is exciting and they would enjoy doing this assignment. Not only would I recommend it for a student’s book report, but i would recommend this book to anyone just looking for some leisurely reading. Coming from an individual that absolutely hates reading, but loved this

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