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B-17 in blue

the flying fortress in U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard service

by Scott A. Thompson

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Aero Vintage Books in Elk Grove, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy -- Equipment.,
  • United States. Coast Guard -- Equipment.,
  • B-17 bomber.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 119).

    StatementScott A. Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 T457 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1440761M
    ISBN 100963754335
    LC Control Number93072491
    OCLC/WorldCa30144972

    The Final Mission – EAA’s New Book with Personal Stories of B Veterans Ma Editor 0 The Experimental Aircraft Association has just announced the release of a new book featuring dozens of personal stories of those who flew, built and maintained the Boeing B Flying Fortress during WWII. The Fate of the B Flying Fortress After World War II. However, following the end of World War II, the B was quickly phased out of use as a bomber and the Army Air Forces retired most of its fleet. Production ended in May and tota

      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

    THE WILD BLUE then has a narrow focus and is less about the broad role of the bomber in the air war over Europe - that story about the more famous and glamorous B and the 8th Air Force - has been told already in books like THE MIGHTY EIGHTH, a book which Ambrose himself read and rated by: 4. - Explore debhumm's board "B17 Flying Fortress 8th Air Force", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Air force, Wwii and World war pins.


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