The 8th Air Force: Victory and Sacrifice: A World War II Photo History

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The defeat of Germany was the first priority of the Allies in World War II. Japan would come later. The destruction of Germany 's vast military-industrial base was the mission assigned to the RAF and the U.S. Eighth Air Force. Starting from scratch in July 1942 and operating from bases in England, the Eighth Air Force assumed the task of daylight precision bombing of Occupied Europe. In a three-year struggle against fortifiable German air defenses and the legions of the Luftwaffe, the Eighth paid a terrible price. It ...

The 8th Air Force: Victory and Sacrifice: A World War II Photo History 2006, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780764325342

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