Author: Ralph H. Nutter
Works Published by UNT Press
With the Possum and the Eagle: The Memoir of a Navigator's War over Germany and Japan
— Vol. 2: of North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series
Published: August, 2005 Pages: 368 Features: 24 b&w photos. 2 maps. Gloss. Bib. Index.
Ralph H. Nutter was the lead navigator for Eighth Air Force raids over Germany when he was assigned as Maj. Gen. Curtis “the Eagle” LeMay’s group navigator. Later, as the strategic air war over Europe was winding down, the ace navigator was transferred to B-29 Superfortress duty with the Twentieth Air Force in the Pacific, where he was picked by Brigadier Gen. Haywood “Possum” Hansell to be his bomber navigator. After LeMay succeeded Hansell as bomber commander, Nutter returned to navigation duty with LeMay. more... about With the Possum and the Eagle: The Memoir of a Navigator's War over Germany and Japan