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Blankets of Fire: U. S. Bombers over Japan during World War II
     

Blankets of Fire: U. S. Bombers over Japan during World War II

by Kenneth P. Werrell
 

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When the focus of World War II shifted to the Pacific in 1944, the Army Air Forces (AAF), equipped with the new, longer-range B-29 bomber, tried to shift strategic bombing tactics as well. Blankets of Fire describes the adjustments necessary to target Japan and places them in the context of overall AAF and wartime strategy. 58 photos.

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When the focus of World War II shifted to the Pacific in 1944, the Army Air Forces (AAF), equipped with the new, longer-range B-29 bomber, tried to shift strategic bombing tactics as well. Blankets of Fire describes the adjustments necessary to target Japan and places them in the context of overall AAF and wartime strategy. 58 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560988717
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.08(d)

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