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Title:
The Liberandos : a World War II history of the 376th Bomb Group (H) and its founding units
Author:
Walker, James W., 1928-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Waco, Tex. : 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Veterans, 1994.
Physical Description:
xxv, 613 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 folded map, portraits ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 599-602) and index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Genesis of a bombardment group, the Halverson project -- Overseas, the odyssey begins -- Fayid, a change in plans -- Tel Aviv, fallback from Rommel -- Abu Sueir/Gambut, in the wake of Rommel -- Soluch/Berka 2, on to the western desert -- Ploesti, uncommon valor, addendum -- Lady Be Good, the desert ghost -- Enfidaville, tactical operations -- The 376th moves to Europe: pt. I. San Pancrazio, Italy, 1943- 1944. pt. II. Summer operations, 1944. pt. III. Fall operations, 1944. pt. IV. The last six months, 1945.

Appendices: Mission summaries -- Mission and targets from inividual bases -- Cities or locations with military targets -- Combat losses of B-24s of the 376th Bomb Group -- Liberandos aircraft nose art -- Mickey (Pathfinder) operations -- The Yugoslav Royal Air Force Detachment - - Princiss Caradja -- Liberandos combat crews -- Poetry and song.
ISBN:
9780918837127
Format :
Book