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Portrait of a Flying Lady

Portrait of a Flying LadyThe Stories of Those She Flew with in Battle

(From the Foreword) George Menzel has an investigative mind, as one might expect of a man whose main career was with the FBI...he would not rest until he had traced the reason for an artist's choice of subject in a print that fascinated. The subject was a B-17 Fortress bomber bearing the... more

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  • ISBN 9781563111365
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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(From the Foreword) George Menzel has an investigative mind, as one might expect of a man whose main career was with the FBI...he would not rest until he had traced the reason for an artist's choice of subject in a print that fascinated. The subject was a B-17 Fortress bomber bearing the markings of the squadron with which, as a young man, George Menzel had served during the trouble with Adolf Hitler and his supporters. Soon the detective discovered that the individual Flying Fortress portrayed by the artist had been involved in a remarkable adventure. And, like all good detectives, George Menzel did not rest until he had gathered and sifted all the evidence.

George attended Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA where he graduated in 1947with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in History. His undergraduate studies were interrupted by service...more