Bailout, Don Charles Osborne's memoir of his service in the Second World War, is a colorful, exciting and heartfelt tribute to the men who served with valor in the U.S. Eighth Air Force.
- Hardback | 79 pages
- 139.7 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
- 01 Jun 2009
- Vantage Press
- New York, NY, United States
- black & white illustrations
About Don Charles Osborne
Don Charles Osborne was born in California. After graduating high school, he moved to Long Beach to be a carpenter for Douglas Aircraft. He then joined the military as a B-17 gunner, flying thirteen successful missions over Europe, but becoming a POW for over seven months after being shot down in October 1944. After the military, Don worked for Santa Fe Energy Co. for the rest of his career as a garbageman, a welder, a machinist, a production supervisor, and a manager of operations for central and northern California. Since retirement in 1984, Don has worked in his shop and done maintenance work at his church.