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Galahad By Michael F. Dilley
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. A History of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). The 5307th, also known as "Merrill's Maruders", was a pariah among the standard, structured... More > military units of World War II. Created for a specific purpose to accomplish a specific mission, the 5307th succeeded beyond its creators’ wildest dreams. Contents: Introduction by Gary A. Linderer, Executive Editor, Behind the Lines; The Entering Wedge; Roadblock at Walawbum; Under Siege; Myitkyina, MARS and Beyond; Afterword; Bibliography. 2 Organization Charts, 8 Maps, 33 Photographs.< Less
Somewhere We Will Find You By Robert Underbrink
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. Search and Rescue Operations in the CBI, 1942-1945. This work offers a clear picture of the combined efforts that were made to bring back pilots and aircrews... More > who, because of pilot error, equipment failure, weather or enemy action, found themselves stranded in the inhospitable terrain stretching across North Burma between China and India, while flying "The Hump". 92 photos, end notes, bibliography, index.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 20: Consolidated B-24 Liberator By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. This issue provides coverage of the B-24 Liberator bomber. The B-24 was used in World War II by several Allied air forces and... More > navies, and by every branch of the American armed forces during the war, attaining a distinguished war record with its operations in the Western European, Pacific, Mediterranean, and CBI Theaters. The B-24 provided excellent service in a variety of roles thanks to its large payload and long range. This pictorial includes a concise history of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber, as well as coverage of the XB-41 long range escort, C-87 Liberator Express, and C-109 fuel tanker models. Also included are two articles: “Operation Tidal Wave,” the low-level strike against the Ploesti oil fields in Romania on 1 August 1943, and “Flying the B-24 Bomber Was No Picnic.” 407 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 15 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Covers the following subjects on the Pacific and CBI theaters of World War II: (1) New Georgia Campaign (2) Landings on Rendova... More > (3) Memorial of the USS Wasp CV-7 (4) Night Attack: USS Sealion SS-315 Sinks the Japanese Battleship Kongo (5) Submarine War Art (6) Japanese Occupation of the Philippines and Dutch East Indies: Interrogation of Vice Adm. Kzutaka Shirachi, IJN (7) “A Talk with Some Japs” [A Contemporary News Report] (8) OSS/U.S. Army Spies in Tibet, 1942-1943 (9) The Soviet-Japanese War of 1945 (10) 3rd New Zealand Division (11) The Operational History of the 3rd New Zealand Division Tank Squadron (12) 3rd New Zealand Division Special Tank Squadron. 275 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less