Mission 85: The U.S. Eighth Air Force\'s Battle Over Holland, August 19, 1943

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    On August 19, 1943, two days after the famous Schweinfurt-Regensburg raid, bombers and fighters of the U.S. Eighth Air Force launched attacks against German airfields in Holland - a mission they thought would be easy, a so-called milk run, but it proved to be anything but. In this fascinating new title Ivo de Jong provides detailed historical context and numerous firsthand accounts of aerial combat from diaries, letters, after-action reports, and interviews with pilots and crews on both sides to thrust readers into the dangerous world of aerial warfare. With numerous illustrations this book will appeal to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the air battles of World War II.

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    Number of Pages: 208
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780811712019
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    Listed in: European history, c 1900 to c 2000, Second World War
    Publisher: Stackpole Books

    Books by Ivo de Jong

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