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Osprey Combat Aircraft #15: B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

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Osprey's examination of the B-24 Liberator Units' participation in World War II (1939-1945). 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.

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The B-24 was in action as long as the Flying Fortress and participated in as many daylight bombing missions over Germany. Although unable to fly at the same rarefied altitudes as the B-17, the B-24's ability to fly faster and further with a much heavier bomb load made it the most sought after aircraft in the American inventory by late 1942.

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Although built in greater numbers than the B-17, the B-24 has always lived in its brother's shadow, even though it could fly further, faster and with a greater payload. This detailed text on the B-24 includes scale drawings of all the variants and crews explaining their flying experiences.

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About the Author

Robert F Dorr is a well respected author of long-standing reputation - he has written over a dozen books for Osprey over the years. His histories on modern American combat aircraft like the F-101 Voodoo and A-6 Intruder have set the standard for works of this type. His ability to combine 'crew speak' with concise editorial comment gives his books a unique and revealing style of their own.

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ISBN:
9781855329010
Author:
Dorr, Robert F.
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Author:
Rolfe, Mark
Author:
Dorr, Robert F.
Author:
Dorr, Robert
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
B
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Osprey Combat Aircraft
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19991015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.8 x 7.25 x .3 in .7 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The B-24 was in action as long as the Flying Fortress and participated in as many daylight bombing missions over Germany. Although unable to fly at the same rarefied altitudes as the B-17, the B-24's ability to fly faster and further with a much heavier bomb load made it the most sought after aircraft in the American inventory by late 1942.
"Synopsis" by , Although built in greater numbers than the B-17, the B-24 has always lived in its brother's shadow, even though it could fly further, faster and with a greater payload. This detailed text on the B-24 includes scale drawings of all the variants and crews explaining their flying experiences.
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