By James Joseph Pelosi
American pilots, flying aid offers from bases in Europe, helped keep the lives of virtually 3 million Berliners through the Berlin Airlift. In that attempt, 31 American army and civilians died. After NATO used to be created to ascertain the Soviet and Warsaw Pact probability to the unfastened international locations of Western Europe, American army and their households served at allied bases all through Western Europe. Dr. Pelosi’s father served as a bomber pilot within the US military Air Corps in the course of international conflict II and 3 years later within the US Air strength through the Berlin Airlift. Berlin used to be Dr. Pelosi’s first task as a military Infantry lieutenant after his commencement from West aspect. The TREK was once his demonstration of aid for all veterans and the contributions made by means of them and their households who served and sacrificed for the U.S. and its allies in the course of struggle and clash. starting at Omaha seashore and within the quarter of Normandy, Dr. Pelosi spoke with veterans, their households, pals and travelers who had traveled to wait the seventieth anniversary of D-Day on June sixth. He describes their sentiments in regards to the veterans who fought in the course of global conflict II. 4 surviving WW II veterans instructed him that their carrier was once the best accomplishment in their lives. His contacts, specially these from the liberated nations, informed him that they can now not think lifestyles if the Allies no longer been successful. He describes their compelling testaments. In Mery-Corbon, France, the Francois kin hosted him as “The Liberator” at a fest at their domestic. Father Pierre in Arlon, Belgium provided day-by-day mass for him. quickly blinded in Germany, his eyesight used to be stored by way of his hotelier, medical professionals and clinic employees. happy with the studies, Dr. Pelosi believes that it's the wish of each person to stay in freedom, loose from oppression, persecution and prejudice. This e-book tells that story.
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