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376th Bomb Group Mission History Third Edition By Ed Clendenin
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For the 451 missions flown by HALPRO, the 1st Provisional Group, and the 376 Heavy Bombardment Group, this book lists the pilot, aircraft tail number and nose art name, target, mission planning... More > information, and the formation.< Less
Fifty Missions Over Europe: The Diary of a B-24 Top Turret Gunner By Janis L. Clark
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This is a transcript of a diary written during early 1944 by a B-24 Engineer/Turret Gunner, stationed at Foggia, Italy with the 15th Air Force. It tells of his missions and the life in camp.
Fifty Missions Over Europe: The Diary of a B-24 Top Turret Gunner By Janis L. Clark
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This is a transcript of a diary written during early 1944 by a B-24 Engineer/Turret Gunner, stationed at Foggia, Italy with the 15th Air Force. It tells of his missions and the life in camp.
Tomorrows Promise By Edward R Kofke Sr, Bruce D Kofke
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With an 'I'm going to make it attitude', Tomorrows Promise is a compilation of the diary 18 year old Eddie Kofke kept of his experiences and adventures during WWII from enlistment to discharge. Join... More > the flights as young Ed shares the details of the 50 combat missions he flew as the tail gunner aboard the invincible B-24 Liberator, the Shoo-Shoo Baby. Laugh along with the crew as they experience numerous side adventures both overseas and stateside. As part of the 15th Air Force, 464th Bomb Group, the 'Baby' was one of 65 'Olive Drab' B-24's leaving Pocatello, Idaho in 1944. The Shoo-Shoo Baby was the first to finish all 50 missions with the original crew still intact, without one injury or death. There was only one other 'Olive Drab' flying in the 779th. The other 63 ships and 630 men were gone or replaced with many replacements replaced. This was despite 5 missions to the Ploesti oil refineries and being the number one target on Hermann Goering's Elite Luftwaff's kill list.< Less
A Story of One: Walking the Path of a World War II Airman By Christopher M. LaHurd
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This narrative about the author's grandfather Daniel LaHurd’s personal experiences during World War II is unique in that it recounts 'A Story of One' individual. This riveting memoir offers... More > much insight into the extensive training process that transforms a raw recruit into a highly professional member of a wartime B-17 bomber crew of the 483rd Bomb Group. Shot down on the Memmingen raid, 18 July 1944, he became a POW, and the author provides a superb account of prison camp life. 25 photos.< Less
A One Crew War By Peter Kaššák
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The book A One Crew War is a story of one crew of a B-24 Liberator bomber told by three crewmates. Memories on the basic training, through assignment to 15th United States Army Air Force, final... More > mission to Blechhaer on July 7, 1944 when shot down over Slovakia to their captivity, escape and rescue by OSS are presented and edited by historical notes and corrections to give the most accurate look on those days. An unique story of luck, loss, faith and friendship from WW2.< Less
A One Crew War By Peter Kaššák
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The book A One Crew War is a story of one crew of a B-24 Liberator bomber told by three crewmates. Memories on the basic training, through assignment to 15th United States Army Air Force, final... More > mission to Blechhaer on July 7, 1944 when shot down over Slovakia to their captivity, escape and rescue by OSS are presented and edited by historical notes and corrections to give the most accurate look on those days. An unique story of luck, loss, faith and friendship from WW2.< Less
It Wasn't My Time By Wayne White
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During 1943 and 1944 I experienced the fear and trauma of war as a young man from Illinois in the 15th Army Air Force, 454th Bombardment Group. I was a photographer who flew 37 bombing missions over... More > Europe during WWII. Everyone wanted to get their 50 missions in so they could go home. I was shot flying over Linz, Astria. In this book I describe to the best of my recollection, how I lived, played, and survived when the odds of survival were against me. I narrowly escaped death so many times. It just wasn't my time.< Less