By James Joseph Pelosi
American pilots, flying aid offers from bases in Europe, helped shop the lives of virtually 3 million Berliners in the course of the Berlin Airlift. In that attempt, 31 American army and civilians died. After NATO used to be created to envision the Soviet and Warsaw Pact risk to the unfastened nations of Western Europe, American army and their households served at allied bases all through Western Europe. Dr. Pelosi’s father served as a bomber pilot within the US military Air Corps in the course of global battle II and 3 years later within the US Air strength throughout the Berlin Airlift. Berlin was once Dr. Pelosi’s first project as a military Infantry lieutenant after his commencement from West element. The TREK used to be his demonstration of aid for all veterans and the contributions made via them and their households who served and sacrificed for the USA and its allies in the course of warfare and clash. starting at Omaha seashore and within the sector of Normandy, Dr. Pelosi spoke with veterans, their households, buddies and travelers who had traveled to wait the seventieth anniversary of D-Day on June sixth. He describes their sentiments in regards to the veterans who fought in the course of international struggle II. 4 surviving WW II veterans advised him that their provider used to be the best accomplishment in their lives. His contacts, particularly these from the liberated international locations, instructed him that they can no longer think lifestyles if the Allies now not been triumphant. He describes their compelling testaments. In Mery-Corbon, France, the Francois family members hosted him as “The Liberator” at a fest at their domestic. Father Pierre in Arlon, Belgium provided day-by-day mass for him. briefly blinded in Germany, his eyesight used to be stored via his hotelier, medical professionals and health center employees. pleased with the stories, Dr. Pelosi believes that it's the wish of every person to reside in freedom, loose from oppression, persecution and prejudice. This ebook tells that story.
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Normandy to Berlin: The Trek to Honor the Legacies by James Joseph Pelosi