By Ron MacKay
Книга The forty fourth Bomb workforce in international conflict II: The "Flying Eight-Balls" Over Europe... The forty fourth Bomb staff in global conflict II: The "Flying Eight-Balls" Over Europe within the B-24 Книги Вооружение Автор: Ron MacKay, Steve Adams Год издания: 2003 Формат: pdf Издат.:Schiffer Publishing Страниц: 268 Размер: 49.72 ISBN: 0764318853 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The forty fourth Bomb workforce, which flew the B-24 Liberator, was once the pioneer unit for what developed from the effective Eighths 2d Bomb Wing right into a full-scale Bomb (and later Air) department. the crowd accumulated a powerful 343 missions and gained individual Unit Citations among November 1942 and April 1945, shedding approximately 19,000 a whole bunch ordnance within the approach together with the mythical August 1943 Ploesti challenge. those facts have been completed at a fabric expense of round 2 hundred airplane, and a human rate of a few 2,000 airmen MIA, because the eighth USAAF targeted its strategic bombing crusade within the face of made up our minds Luftwaffe competition.