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The men of the mighty Eighth

the U.S. Eighth Air Force, 1942-1945

by Christopher J. Anderson

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Front.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Air Force. Air Force, 8th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: The illustrated history of the American soldier, his uniform and his equipment.

      StatementChristopher J. Anderson.
      SeriesThe G.I. series;, 24
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .A795 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6795728M
      ISBN 101853674532
      LC Control Number00066199
      OCLC/WorldCa45393016

      From its inaugural mission on July 4, , until V-E Day, the Eighth Air Force lost more men than did the entire United States Marine Corps in all its campaigns in the Pacific. The Mighty Eighth chronicles the testimony of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners who daily put their lives on the line.   National Geographic, in a news release, describes “Heroes of the Sky” as “recollections of the brave men from the U.S. Eighth Air Force who entered the cockpit mission after mission, knowing.

      The Men and the Memories: The Story of The Mighty Eighth J “I turned twenty over Germany,” said 95 year old flight engineer Teddy G. Kirkpatrick, “My memories are there every night.” As we approach the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the men who lived through World War II are reaching advanced ages. Title: The Mighty Eighth A History of the Units, Men, and Machines of the Us 8th Air Force: Author: Roger A. Freeman: ISBN Fomat: Hardcover: Pages.

      The Eighth, set up in England by generals Arnold, Spaatz, and Eaker had few planes and crews in place in January , when Germany's enormous air power and anti- aircraft defenses were strongest. An early raid on Brest cost the loss of 10 planes and men. It would get worse. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for G. I. Ser.: The Men of the Mighty Eighth: The U. S. 8th Air Force, by Christopher J. Anderson (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Inan American bomber crewman stood only a one-in-five chance of surviving his tour of duty, twenty-five missions. The Eighth Air Force lost more men in the war than the U.S. Marine Corps. An excellent book on the air war in Europe during World War II and the men who flew the dangerous missions whether on bombing missions by the B Flying Fortresses or the B Liberators or the fighter pilots who escorted the bombers in the P Thunderbolts or P Mustangs and went on strafing missions this book details those who fought over 4/5.

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