B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War

B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War

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Ever present in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to VJ-Day, 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.Evident from this angle are the manually-operated ventral machine-guns that replaced the retractable ball turret on many Liberators in the ... This diorama of twisted metal and broken aircraft was preserved on film by Vice Adm John T a#39; Chicka#39; May ward, who later ... 44-40395 wears the diagonal black fin stripe that identifies the.


Title:B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War
Author: Robert F Dorr, Mark Rolfe
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2012-12-20
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