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Author: miller-donald-l
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: AURUM PRESS LTD; First British Edition edition (2007)
Pages: 600 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.2
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Donald Miller’ s magnificent Eighth Air Force has deservedly been praised in the same breath as Patrick Bishop’ s. .

Donald Miller’ s magnificent Eighth Air Force has deservedly been praised in the same breath as Patrick Bishop’ s modern classic, Bomber Boys. Miller offers a comprehensive history of this crucial phase of the Allies’ military strategy. The Bomber War in World War II was waged by two forces: the Lancasters and Halifaxes of the RAF’ s Bomber Command, and the Flying fortresses and Liberators of the American Eighth Air Force. These were desperately dangerous missions from which many would not return.

This volume looks at the history of the Eighth Air Force in Britain. Each officers hut housed eight men, the officers of two bomber crews, each man. Стр. 280 Stewart coaxed and complained until the brass finally relented. It covers the individual destinies, the famous and notorious raids like rg and Dresden, the social transformation of east Anglian villages by an influx of good-time Yanks, the POW camps, and the endless controversy about the ethics of bombing. In November 1943 he arrived in England as a squadron commander with the 445th Bomb Group, a Liberator outfit stationed in Tibenham, just outside Norwich, in what was known.

complement each other superbly, encapsulating the .

complement each other superbly, encapsulating the best modern scholarship on the subject’. Andrew Roberts The Times). Donald Miller has now written a truly compelling and immensely moving history of the Eighth Air Force in Britain: the individual destinies, the famous and notorious raids like rg and Dresden, the social transformation of sleepy East Anglian villages by an influx of hundreds of good-time young Yanks, the POW camps in which many of them ended up, and the endless. controversy about the ethics of area and terror bombing.

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Start reading Eighth Airforce: The American Bomber Crews in Britain on your Kindle in under a minute. Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

Start reading Eighth Airforce: The American Bomber Crews in Britain on your Kindle in under a minute. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He is the author of nine books, among them the prize-winning best seller, City of the Century; Lewis Mumford, a Life a New York Times Notable Book; Eighth Air Force: The American Bomber Crews in Britain and, most recently, The Story of World War II and D-Days in the Pacific.

Eighth Air Force: The American Bomber Crews in Britain. Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from . Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. John H Woolnough (1980).

This book shows a lot of effort on the side of the author to capture the feel, sounds, and smells of an American POW camp during . Eighth Air Force: The American Bomber Crews in Britain

This book shows a lot of effort on the side of the author to capture the feel, sounds, and smells of an American POW camp during . Even though the story is sometimes predictable, it is still a wonderful read. I enjoyed it, and for the last 100 pages could not put the book down. Miller

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Donald Miller’s magnificent Eighth Air Force has deservedly been praised in the same breath as Patrick Bishop’s modern classic, Bomber Boys. Across 17 chapters, with 16 pages of photographs, he covers the individual destinies of the American bomber crews; the notorious raids of rg and Dresden; the social transformation of sleepy East Anglian villages by a ubiquitous military presence; and the fierce controversy surrounding the ethics of area and terror bombing.

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