Tucson Author Wins 2nd Nonfiction Book Of The Year Award
Marcus A. Nannini's latest book, MIDNIGHT FLIGHT TO NUREMBERG, the Capture of the Nazi who put Adolph Hitler into power wins the Overall Grand Prize for Nonfiction.
By: MARCUS A. NANNINI, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR
TUCSON, Ariz. - March 8, 2022 - PRLog -- -
Book link: https://chameleonsthebook.com/
BOOK LIFE BOOK REVIEW-MIDNIGHT FLIGHT TO NUREMBERG. February 4, 2022
Nannini, author of Left for Dead at Nijmegen, takes flight in this gripping account of courage in the air, the story of pilot Harry E. Watson, who flew 27 combat missions in World War II and was the recipient of seven Battle Stars and three Air Medals. Nannini, who interviewed First Lieutenant Watson extensively, opens this vivid account in the thick of the war, with the tense tale of Watson, already celebrated for his skill at bad-weather piloting, being tasked to fly "a plane-load of Jerry cans"—that's fuel— to General Patton's troops near the French city of Reims, on the front lines, "so they don't get themselves massacred" by the Germans. The fog's a beast, and there might be wounded to ferry back, and the adventure that follows will involve Mark IV tanks, 800 German troops, and French champagne in a foxhole.
Nannini proves adept at war-time storytelling, with an emphasis on bravery and camaraderie;
This inviting volume reads quickly, building to the top-secret, behind-enemy-
Takeaway: The high-flying accounts of an American pilot's daring World War II missions.
MARCUS A. NANNINI, MULTI-AWARD WINNING AUTHOR