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Eighth Air Force bibliography

Kenneth P. Werrell

Eighth Air Force bibliography

an extended essay and listing of published and unpublished materials

by Kenneth P. Werrell

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Published by MA/AH Pub. in Manhattan, Kan., USA .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby Kenneth P. Werrell ; edited by Robin Higham ; sponsored by the 8AF Historical Society.
    ContributionsHigham, Robin D. S., Eighth Air Force Historical Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6207.W8 W47 1981, D790 W47 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3253548M
    ISBN 100891260994
    LC Control Number83171680

    8th Air Force. The 8th AF was primarily engaged in the bombardment of strategic targets in Europe. Visit our 8th Air Force Honor Project with rosters of servicemen who served in the groups of the 8th. Brigadier General Ira C. Eaker (left) took the Eighth Air Force Bomber Command Headquarters to England the next month and located at High Wycombe, about 40 miles west of London and on the road to Oxford. In May Command of the 8th Air Force was assumed by Major General Carl A. 'Tooey' Spaatz (right). He established the 8th Air Force Headquarters at Bushy Park (Teddington, .

    Penetration and withdrawal corridors were assigned to each force as well as specified periods of attack which were hours for Force I, hours for Force II and hours for Force III. As a further measure to improve maneuverability, it was specified that each force would fly as three formations of equal size.   With Wings As Eagles: The Eighth Air Force in World War II by Philip Kaplan book review. Click to read the full review of With Wings As Eagles: The Eighth Air Force in World War II in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Thomas McClung.

    Eighth Air Force operations over Germany, France, and Norway Summary Aerial reconnaissance photographs of Eighth Air Force operations. Also, group portraits of the officers. Created / Published Subject Headings. The Eighth Air Force’s th Bomb Group earned its nickname the hard way in the brutal skies over Germany. Only one World War II U.S. Army Air Forces tail flash survives in the present-day U.S. Air Force: the Square D. Seventy-five years ago, on J , the th Bombardment Group (Heavy) first wore that emblem into battle.


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Col. John H. Woolnough. Strategic and tactical operations, Eighth Air Force Summary Strike and aerial reconnaissance photographs of bombing of U-boats and Axis submarine bases, airfields, rocket sites, and the rubber, aircraft, ball-bearing, and oil industries, mainly in Germany; support of armies before, on, and after D-day; enemy defenses.

The United States Air Force Southeast Asia: An Illustrated Account,revised edition United States Air Force History: An Annotated Bibliography. Bergeron, Randy G. Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos. Bilstein, Roger E.

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