Skies of WWII tells what happened to the ordinary men and women who fought for freedom in the skies across the globe. For some it brought out reserves of unheard of courage and endurance, but for others it became a terrifying inferno leading mankind to the depths of hell.
This book contains photographs, illustrations, and detailed information about the conflicts and air battles that changed the course of history during World War II, and the innovations that impacted the development of aviation technology. The Oxford People series offers deep dives into the most influential people, subjects, and cultures from history. From horror-fiction legends like H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe, to historical heavyweights like Houdini and JFK, to the supernatural world of vampires, werewolves, and ghosts—Oxford People encompasses it all. Other titles in this series include: Angels, Che, Creating Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allen Poe, Extreme Science, Gettysburg, Ghosts, Gunfighters, Houdini, HP Lovecraft, John F. Kennedy, Myths and Legends, Privates and Privateers, Roosevelt and Churchill, Royal Weddings, Tesla, Tesla vs. Edison, Vampires, Vikings, Werewolves, Women of Invention, Zombies.