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The Mighty Eighth in WWII
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: J. Kemp McLaughlin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-23 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

On an early morning in the fall of 1942, Kemp McLaughlin's group set out for a raid on a French target. Immediately after dropping its bombs, McLaughlin's plane was hit. A huge fire burned a four-foot hole in his wing, his waist gunner bailed out, his radio operator was wounded,
The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir
Language: en
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Authors: J. Kemp McLaughlin USAFR (Ret.)
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

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The Mighty Eighth
Language: en
Pages: 99
Authors: John Wayne Goodson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02 - Publisher: Tate Publishing

The Mighty Eighth affirms the elected civilian authority as the arbiter of military rules of engagement while lamenting its consequences. The General McChrystal drama illustrates the selfless sacrifice military leaders will make to achieve combat objectives with minimum loss of life despite shackling political restrictions. During the Vietnam War, it
The Mighty Eighth
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Gerald Astor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: Penguin

In the skies of World War II Europe, the Eighth Air Force was a defining factor in turning the tide against the Nazis. In these gripping oral histories, the sacrifice, savagery, and supremacy of the “Mighty Eighth” is described by those who experienced it...and survived it. At the outbreak of
The Mighty Eighth at War
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Martin W. Bowman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

“Relates how the American Eighth Air Force bombers helped Britain's Royal Air Force in fighting Germany during World War II.”—ProtoView From the beginning of World War II, the RAF’s Bomber Command had been the only means of striking Hitler’s Reich and its war machine. But the entry into the war