B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War (Combat Aircraft) (Paperback)

B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War (Combat Aircraft) By Robert F. Dorr, Mark Rolfe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robert F. Dorr, Mark Rolfe (Illustrator)
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Ever present in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to VJ-Day during World War II (1939-1945), the B-24 Liberator proved to be the staple heavy bomber of the campaign. From its ignominious beginnings in the Allied rout in the Philippines and the Dutch East Indies, the bomber weathered the Japanese storm with a handful of bomb groups, which played a crucial role in checking the enemy's progress firstly in New Guinea, and then actively participating in the 'island hopping' campaign through the south-west Pacific.

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781855327818
ISBN-10: 1855327813
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 1999
Pages: 100
Language: English
Series: Combat Aircraft

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