B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War

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B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War

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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.

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Pearl, Panama and Paramushiro/Fifth Air Force/Seventh Air Force/Thirteenth Air Force/Far East Air Force/Appendices

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Published Mar 01 1999
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781855327818
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 11
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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