By Robert F. Dorr
The B-24 used to be seriously utilised within the North African and Mediterranean theatres via the USAAF's 15th Air strength, with operations over the Ploesti oilfields in Rumania being the most well-known missions undertaken through the large American 'heavy' in international battle 2. The stirling paintings of the 15th Air strength is frequently overshadowed by means of the glamorous 'Mighty Eighth', but the boys flying the B-24 fought eternally all over to VE Day. this is often the 3rd of 5 titles deliberate to chart the operational historical past of the Consolidated heavy bomber, and is the 1st unmarried quantity to completely disguise the 15th Air Force's B-24 devices.
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B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force by Robert F. Dorr