This is a reconstruction of the controversial mission in which, on 1 August 1943, an enormous armada of American B-24 Liberator bombers roared at nearly treetop level across the peaceful farms and villages of Romania. Their target: The taproot of German might, Hitler's giant oil refineries of Ploesti. might not return. In 30 minutes, five men won the Medal of Honour.

Ploesti (P) See 885103 1998, Potomac Books, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781574881448

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