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The Mighty Eighth

The Air War in Europe as Told by the Men Who Fought It

by Gerald Astor

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Published by Dell .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7519918M
ISBN 100440226481
ISBN 109780440226482

  Hadn't seen that trailer before, but just have a really asinine question about it. Let's say that the B that got hit and inverted managed to land squarely on the other one and didn't immediately wipe out its tail or other control surfaces.   In the skies of World War II Europe, the Eighth Air Force was a defining factor in turning the tide against the Nazis. In these gripping oral histories, the sacrifice, savagery, and supremacy of the “Mighty Eighth” is described by those who experienced it and survived it. At the outbreak of World War II, America was woefully unprepared for a fight, though Europe was 4/5(1).

- THE MIGHTY EIGHTH COMBAT CHRONOLOGY SUPPLEMENT: Personnel Associated With Heavy Bomber and Fighter Activities Compiled by Paul Andrews & William Hill: An Eighth Air Force Memorial Museum Foundation Publication   THE MIGHTY EIGHTH was written by Kurt Johnstad (, RISE OF AN EMPIRE, ACT OF VALOR) and is produced by David Hoberman (THE FIGHTER, THE PROPOSAL), Todd Lieberman (THE FIGHTER, THE PROPOSAL) and Greg & Colin Strause, with director Rick Jacobson (BITCH SLAP, Starz Spartacus: War of the Damned) taking the .

  J. Kemp McLaughlin, retired Brigadier General in the United States Air Force, discussed his book [The Mighty Eighth in WW II: A Memoir], published by University Press of Kentucky. In the book, the. The Mighty Eighth in WWII. The book is published by The University Press of Kentucky. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks. "An amiable, well-spoken guide to his corner of the war." (Publishers Weekly) © The University Press of Kentucky (P) Redwood Audiobooks.


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From its inaugural mission on July 4,until V-E Day, the Eighth Air Force lost more men than did the entire United States Marine Corps in all its campaigns in the Pacific. The Mighty Eighth chronicles the testimony of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners who daily put their lives on the line.

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Europe has fallen. Pearl Harbor is in flames. Enter: the the RAF fought a desperate battle of survival against the Luftwaffe over Britain. Then, from Free shipping over $/5(5). The late Roger Freeman's MIGHTY EIGHTH was a breakthorough book for its time (end of 60s), with its colour sketches of aircraft, maps, photos and appendices.

At last there was a good-quality account of the US8AF. The fact Freeman was an amateur enthusiast made it seem all the s: Eighth Air Force was established as VIII Bomber Command on 19 January and activated at Langley Field, Virginia on 1 was reassigned to Savannah Air Base, Georgia on 10 February An advanced detachment of VIII Bomber Command was established at RAF Bomber Command Headquarters at RAF Daws Hill England on 23 February in preparation for.

In the skies of World War II Europe, the Eighth Air Force was a defining factor in turning the tide against the Nazis. In these gripping oral histories, the sacrifice, savagery, and supremacy of the “Mighty Eighth” is described by those who experienced it and survived it.

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By Ivan F. Ingraham. What Gerald Astor did for infantrymen in the Battle of the Bulge with his book A Blood Dimmed Tide, he has now done for the Eighth Air Force in his latest work, The Mighty Eighth (Donald I.

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Munich’s new Musik-Festhalle was filled to capacity on two successive evenings for the performances, which were received with rapturous applause. Representatives of many European royal houses were in attendance.

Directed by Rick Jacobson. Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying Fortress" fight for their lives against swarms of enemy German fighters.

Inspired by true events. Info below updated on November 8th, Update includes three more confirmed characters. I have recently been working on some research for some Eighth Air Force veterans and their families, and the topic of the new Tom Hanks miniseries about the Mighty Eighth has come up a lot.

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See the complete The Mighty Eighth series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.The book was an instant success and has been translated into several languages.

While continuing his farming, Freeman followed it up with a series of titles under the same banner, including The Mighty Eighth War Diary, The Mighty Eighth War Manual and the Mighty Eighth in .