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By Stan Weisleder

ISBN-10: 1884092187

ISBN-13: 9781884092183

A Killer of Lions tells the stirring tale of “Buddy” A. Bowman, Jr., who ignores racial prejudice to heed his country’s name to enlist within the defense force in the course of global struggle II. opposed to his mom and dad’ needs, blood brother defies the military’s respectable coverage of “Negro inferiority” and effectively greenbacks the method to stick to his dream. Going from Harlem to the segregated South, he enters the military, advances to flight tuition, and is ultimately given assignments over Italy and critical Europe. As a part of the 332nd Fighter crew — 4 squadrons of black pilots — blood brother studies final glory over the skies of Germany scuffling with the Luftwaffe. On his final challenge, blood brother is shot down over the Balkans and captured through the Nazis, yet escapes into the Romanian geographical region to affix up with a band of Partisans, the place he has a torrid love affair with Mariza. This compellingly genuine tale of a fledgling aviator’s trials of manhood jam-packed with close to dying episodes isn't just sure to fulfill fanatics of WWII experience tales , yet can be an important addition to the literature on African-American success and the heroic deeds of the Tuskegee Airmen.

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