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The Armorer: My Experiences As a Martin B-26 Marauder Ground Crewman In World War 2

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Merriam Press Aviation History AH8 (First Edition, 2013). Mike entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, training him as an armorer. After stateside training, he was assigned to the 17th Bomb Group, serving with them in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Germany during World War II. As an armorer in the unit, Mike's responsibilities included maintaining and repairing all manner of weapons, from small arms to aircraft machine guns and cannons, as well as their associated equipment, and was also tasked with loading bombs and other ordnance carried by the aircraft. Mike also provides details of life on an airbase, working and living in harsh conditions, with the threat of enemy attack always present. Also included is an appendix with a brief history of the 17th Bomb Group. In addition to photos from Mike's personal album, dozens of photos of the Martin B-26 Marauder and their crews, and photos of ground crews at work, aircraft on missions, and bomb runs and strike and post-strike photos.... More > 99 photos, 1 drawing.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781576382400
Edition
First Edition
Published
June 19, 2015
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
7.37 MB
Product ID
22223188

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