Higher Call is more than the story of two pilots—Charlie Brown and
In the pages of this book, you’ll discover the men they served with, heroes of two nations at war:
Stigler . . .
Brown . . .
the 21-year-old West Virginia farm boy who climbed from poverty to captain a B-17 Flying Fortress.
“Mighty Mo” Preston . . .
the commander built like a jeep who led men to hell—and back.
Marseille . . .
the 22-year-old “virtuoso of fighter pilots,” known as the “Star of Africa.”
“Doc” Sadok . . .
a real Marlboro man who helped his shy buddies learn to pick up girls.
Galland . . .
the 31-year-old General and ace who painted Mickey Mouse on his planes.
Blackford . . .
the ball turret gunner with a crack eye for enemy planes—and mischief.
Steinoff . . .
the “professor-like” fighter pilot with a dark secret from the Eastern Front.
Killion . . .
the farm boy turned B-17 captain who flew knowing he likely wouldn’t survive.
|Gerhard Barkhorn . . . the horrible pilot turned 301 victory ace whose score tripled the Red Baron’s.|
Ketcham . . .
the trailblazing female pilot who could out-fly Charlie and steal his heart.
|Walter Krupinski . . . the ace whose love of wine and women earned him the name: “The Count.”|
A Higher Call . . .
to discover the other legendary German pilots and American bomber crew that crossed paths with Franz Stigler and Charlie Brown during WWII!
. . .
the spirited young actress whose high class charm could entrance any man—even Franz.