Unsung Heroes: Major Montgomery H. Throop, Jr. of the "Mighty Eighth". Major Howard H. Brigham of the "Air Apaches"

Author: James A. Shaw, MD
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DESCRIPTION: Unsung Heroes is a war-focused biography of World War II pilots, Major Montgomery H. Throop, Jr. and Major Howard H. Brigham. The book recounts the first-person thoughts and experiences of the two pilots within the historical context of major events in the European and Pacific Theaters and detailed histories of the two heralded units for which they flew - the "Mighty Eighth" and the "Air Apaches." Major Brigham was B-25 pilot with the 345th Bomb Group of the 5th Air Force in the South Pacific. Both pilots served throughout a majority of the United States' involvement in World War II, compiling 81 and 56 combat missions, respectively.