B-24 Liberators of the 15th Air Force/49th Bomb Wing in World War II

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The first in a planned series that presents the B-24 Liberators used by the 15th Air Force in World War II, noted B-24 historians Robert Beitling and Mike Hill present for the first time the biographies of the individual B-24s used by the 451st, 461st and 484th Bomb Groups of the 49th Bomb Wing in Italy. As much information as is known about the individual aircraft is presented in biographical form: serial number, nickname, how the aircraft received its nickname, number of missions, original aircraft for the ...
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Overview

The first in a planned series that presents the B-24 Liberators used by the 15th Air Force in World War II, noted B-24 historians Robert Beitling and Mike Hill present for the first time the biographies of the individual B-24s used by the 451st, 461st and 484th Bomb Groups of the 49th Bomb Wing in Italy. As much information as is known about the individual aircraft is presented in biographical form: serial number, nickname, how the aircraft received its nickname, number of missions, original aircraft for the groups, and the ultimate fate of the aircraft. The volume will be of interest to historians, veterans and those who are interested in the B-24s that flew in the flak filled skies of the Third Reich.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764324239
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: Schiffer Military History Ser.
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 914,742
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     6
Introduction     8
History of the 49[superscript th] Bomb Wing     9
451[superscript st] Bomb Group     10
461[superscript st] Bomb Group     75
484[superscript th] Bomb Group     108
49[superscript th] Bomb Wing Photo Gallery     142
Bibliography     160
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