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    • The Last Fighter Pilot

    • The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II
    • By: Don Brown, Captain Jerry Yellin - foreword, Captain Jerry Yellin - contributor, and others
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    On the morning of August 15, 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin flew the last combat mission of World War II out of Iwo Jima. Today, Captain Yellin is a sharp, engaging, 93-year-old veteran whose story is brought to life by best-selling author Don Brown.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Must read. Engrossing.

    • By Diane D. on 10-12-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Of War and Weddings

    • By: Jerry Yellin
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Of War and Weddings is a moving and compelling true story of bitter wartime enemies who find peace through their children's marriage. A mysterious force that weaves its way into the lives of the Yellin and Yamakawa families ends up healing the wounds of war and nurturing a legacy of freedom and understanding for the children of America and Japan. We experience Jerry Yellin's destiny from childhood to retirement.

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Blackened Canteen

    • By: Jerry Yellin
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    On June 20, 1945, just before the end of the war, 123 American bombers took off from the island of Guam for an attack on Shizuoka, a Japanese city at the foot of Mount Fuji. The raid destroyed two-thirds of the city, taking the lives of 2,000 of its citizens. Twenty-three American airmen also died when two of their planes collided in mid-air. That these 23 men were enemy soldiers mattered little to one Japanese person who buried their remains next to the graves of the Shizuoka citizens killed in the attack....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and Inspiring

    • By Hazel on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $22.39