History Bookshelf

Flyboys

James Bradley talked about his book, Flyboys: A True Story of Courage, whick tells the story of nine U.S. airmen, shot down near the island… read more

James Bradley talked about his book, Flyboys: A True Story of Courage, whick tells the story of nine U.S. airmen, shot down near the island of Chichi Jima in the Pacific during World War II. Eight of the men were executed by Japanese soldiers on the island. The ninth, George H. W. Bush, was picked up by an American submarine and later became the 41st president of the United States. Following prepared remarks, Mr. Bradley responded to questions from the audience.

Also, Everett Alvarez was interviewed about his experiences in Vietnam, including eight years as a POW. And Ellen McCullough-Lovell was interviewed about the Veterans History Project. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

More People

Books

  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization

More Hosting Organizations

Series

More Series

More Videos From This Event

More Videos
More information about

Flyboys

883 Views
Program ID:
178467-12
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 04, 2003 | 2:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2010 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 04, 2003 | 2:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 2003 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2003 | 4:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2003 | 4:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 2010 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2010 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2010 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a Download

Flyboys

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99