Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Posts tagged with "USAAF"
USAAF Stories – The B-24D “Lady Be Good”
May 22, 2015
Lady Be Good was a USAAF B-24D liberator which had been bombing Naples on April 4 1943. It disappeared without a trace only to...
USAAF War Stories- Ileen Lois, the love story bomber
May 16, 2015
Ileen Lois was the name given to a B-17 bomber which was recovered in 2013 after 69 years since it crashed in Lake Bolsena,...
Operations Manna and Chowhound – Supplying the starving Dutch with food dropped from bombers
May 8, 2015
A B-17 dropping food over The Netherlands, image courtesy of armyairforces.comIn April 1945, over 3.5 million Dutch citizens in the western part of The Netherlands...
B-24 ‘Lady Be Good’ – Crashed on it’s first and last mission in 1943, discovered in 1958
Apr 26, 2015
The wreckage of a USAAF (United States Army Air Forces) plane that went missing during its first and last mission in the Second World...
The Colorful Formation Ships of The Mighty Eighth
Apr 22, 2015
Assembly ships were retired bombers that were still flyable. They were painted in unique paint schemes so large groups of bombers could find them...
ALL ALONG THE CONTROL TOWER – Review by Mark Barnes
Apr 19, 2015
The Barten brothers are quite rightly noted for their automotive passions expressed in a series of genuinely lovely books of monochrome nostalgia.I repeat, this...
The Mighty Eigth – B-17 Flying Fortress in Formation
Apr 4, 2015
If you love to see a B-17 Flying Fortress fly then you will surely love to see B-17 bombers of the Mighty Eight flying...
WHO-Tube: The Memphis Belle – The 25th Mission – The Mighty Eight
Mar 24, 2015
The Memphis Belle, directed by William Wyler, is a tribute to the crew of the United States Air Force's 324th Squadron, 91st Heavy Bomber Unit,...
WHO-Tube: World War 2 Air War Combat Footage in Color
Feb 19, 2015
WW2, WWII, World War 2 era (1939 - 1945) air combat footage compilation film, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc. Aerial warfare. -...
World War II Pilot Reunited with his P-47 Thunderbold, 71 Years Later
Jan 28, 2015
When they told WW II pilot Charlie Screws that they had located the tail- fin from the Thunderbolt P-47 that he flew in the war,...
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