Category - Eighth Air Force

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Preview Of the Cold War

Throughout Operation Frantic on the Japanese Entrance, American bombers used Soviet bases for shuttle runs towards the Axis targets. by Wil Deac Early on the...

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Bombs, Booze, and Broads

Albert W. Boam, a former B-24 navigator, recollects his coaching, bombing the Reich, getting shot down, and surviving months in a German POW camp. By Glenn...

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Wilbur Bowers’ Air War Over Europe

Wilbur “Bib” Bowers flew bombing missions with the eight air drive and witnessed aerial fight and different vital occasions firsthand. By Richard A. Beranty...

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Blue and Gray at Omaha Beach

The U.S. 29th infantry division fought its means ashore in Normandy on the bloodiest of D-Day seashores. By Main Basic Michael Reynolds The U.S. 29th Infantry...

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From Private to Colonel

Legendary actor Jimmy Stewart piloted a bomber over Germany and retired after a prolonged army profession. By Sam McGowan Jimmy Stewart is arguably the one...

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Daylight Bombing Gamble: The Schweinfurt–Regensburg Mission

The Schweinfurt–Regensburg Mission was an formidable gamble taken by the U.S. Military Air Forces in an effort to cripple German army manufacturing. by Richard...