5 edition of B-17 in blue found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119).
|Statement||Scott A. Thompson.|
|LC Classifications||UG1242.B6 T457 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 120 p. :|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||93072491|
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The Wild Blue. This book offers another chapter in the apparently unending story of the B Liberator. Like all of Stephen Ambrose' s books, it is detailed and readable, but this one is controversial (or least surprising) for two reasons. First, the book is almost entirely devoted to George McGovern and his crew. The Boeing B Flying Fortress was in service from start to finish of US participation in World War 2. It was designed in response to a USAAC (United States Army Air Corps) competition in August , the prototype (four Pratt & Whitney R “Hornet” radial engines, hp) flying on 28th July
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