The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II

The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II
Tags: Don Brown

From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilots flew dangerous bombing and strafe missions out of Iwo Jima over Japan. Even days after America dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, the pilots continued to fly. Though Japan had suffered unimaginable devastation, the emperor still refused to surrender.