Darwin's War: Science, Politics, Warfare, Faith and Sacrifice; The 416th Bomb Group's Sacrifices to Defeat Eugenics

World War II Europe 1944 45 Across the continental skies, the airmen of America s 416th Bombing Group find themselves dodging death in the midst of the greatest conflict the world has yet known But how and why did these brave Americans come to battle Darwin s War interweaves the complex interactions of pre war economic, scientific and political history with the dailyWorld War II Europe 1944 45 Across the continental skies, the airmen of America s 416th Bombing Group find themselves dodging death in the midst of the greatest conflict the world has yet known But how and why did these brave Americans come to battle Darwin s War interweaves the complex interactions of pre war economic, scientific and political history with the daily lives of the men who courageously served in the 416th The narrative implicates eugenics in establishing wrong minded private and public policies that helped direct governments into the conflict, and reveals the role such science played in the assault on religion and race on both sides of the battlefield Through policies of a scientifically based society, national leaders around the world galvanized their citizens into becoming Darwinian Malthusian warriors By showing these influences on the men who were forced to put their lives in danger, this account exposes the true cost Yet, after all the sacrifices that Americans and many others have made, the same eugenics driven agendas continue covertly and threaten us as much as ever Dr Larry Smith has written a compelling testament to human faith in his WWII historical novel Darwin s War He writes about the airmen of the US Army Air Force s 416th Bombardment Group, his father Jack Smith among them This book is a celebration of those brave aviators who daily faced life and death encounters They stayed motivated and focused by believing in themselves, each other, and a higher power So true to life is Smith s narrative, the reader will feel transported back in time to that fiery shooting gallery that was the European Theater of Operations Smith s words paint gripping pictures of battle ready aviators, armed and airborne Inside the cramped cockpit of their aluminum and Plexiglas A 20 Havoc bombers, the pilots manipulate a bank of controls Behind him, in the turret, perches the turret gunner at the ready Lying prone beneath the turret gunner inside the bottom of the plane is the belly gunner armed with a machine gun and camera The Navigator Bombardier guides the formation to the target from his isolated Plexiglas compartment in the front of aircraft Enriching the frontline bombs away context, Smith interweaves provocative details about Adolph Hitler s death dance with eugenicists Together, they justified scientifically, philosophically, and patriotically the f hrer s Final Solution Hitler and the eugenicists would rid the fatherland of those unfit to breathe Deutschland s air Ultimately, their plan expanded to include all of Europe The Nazis were on a mission By war s end, they had systematically killed nine to eleven million people, including Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, Jehovah s Witnesses, and other social and political undesirables Darwin s War shifts into cautionary tale mode with the author s insightful observations about eugenics Smith cautions us not to underestimate those who preach about the unfit left unchecked, eugenicists could gain fearsome support and momentum Based on his meticulous research, Smith explains the origins of the eugenics movement, its influence on public policy, and what it has morphed into Darwin s War will resonate with military veterans, their loved ones, and people who simply enjoy a masterfully told story about actual Americans in wartime The ninety accompanying photographs will enhance the reader s frontline experience Editor, Gail Chadwick, September 2008
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  • Title: Darwin's War: Science, Politics, Warfare, Faith and Sacrifice; The 416th Bomb Group's Sacrifices to Defeat Eugenics
  • Author: L.N.Smith
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