Bloody Skies

U.S. Eighth Air Force Battle Damage in World War II

Nick Veronico

 
Publication date:
February 2015
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Series :
Stackpole Military Photo Series
Illustration :
257
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811714556

Dimensions : 279 X 216 mm
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£15.95

Overview
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• Hundreds of photos of American aircraft damaged or shot down bythe German LuftwaffePhotos of damaged bomber and fighter planes, plus information ontheir crews and missionsPerfect complement to the narrative accounts in the StackpoleMilitary History S

Aviation journalist Nicholas Veronico, author of Boneyard Nose Art, presents a detailed visual history of the well-known U.S. Eighth Air Force and their courageous war in the skies during World War II. Featuring hundreds of photos of American aircraft damaged or shot down by the German Luftwaffe, this book covers all types of U.S. aircraft, from bombers to fighter planes, with detailed captions providing key information on the planes and squadrons, crews, missions, and more. This is the perfect complement to narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History Series, and an ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, and modelers.

REVIEWS

Bloody Skies is history revisited with images and elegant as well as concise captions, yet told by an author with deep understanding of both this history"s import and its personal impact upon untold numbers of combatants and their people back home . . . This book grabs the reader in ways few history books are capable.
Travel For Aircraft

Bloody Skies is history revisited with images and elegant as well as concise captions, yet told by an author with deep understanding of both this history"s import and its personal impact upon untold numbers of combatants and their people back home . . . This book grabs the reader in ways few history books are capable
Seattle PI