B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

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The B-24 Liberator was built in greater numbers than any other US warplane, yet its combat crews live, even today, in the shadow of the less plentiful, but better-known, B-17. Accounts of the 'Mighty Eighth' in Europe, and indeed many of the books and films that emerged from the greatest air campaign in history, often overlook the B-24, even though it was in action for as long as the Flying Fortress, and participated in just as many perilous daylight bombing missions.After the bombers went to work for the Eighth Air Force, Arnold visited frequently from Washington, and sometimes became ... On 5 December 1 942, the 93rd BG was placed alongside the 44th BG on the wiring diagram (organisation chart) as anbsp;...

Title:B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force
Author:Robert F Dorr, Mark Rolfe
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2012-12-20


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