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US Eighth Air Force in WWII (England)


US Eighth Air Force in WWII (England)

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Formation of Boeing B-17s of the US 8th Air Force in flight over England.

Color Pictures of World War II Bombers, Royalty Free

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56th Fighter Group, 62nd Fighter Squadron P-47C. Pilot Wayne Brainard

Consolidated B-24J-90-CO Liberator Serial number 42-100353 703rd Bomb Squadron, 445th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Crash landed in a field near Metfield,Norfolk,England on March 8,1944.

20th February 1943: The other casualties of bomber operations

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Wacs Attached To An 8th Air Force Base In England Gather Around The Control Tower To Watch For Planes Returning From A Mission. 30 April 1944 ~

8Th Air Force Bomber Command An Amer. airman clad in heavy sheepskin jacket & pants holding up one heavy insulated boot as he poses proudly next to the nose of his B-17 Flying Fortress bomber

Crew members of an 8th Air Force B-17 just returning from a mission.

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20 Feb 44: The US Strategic Air Forces launches Operation ARGUMENT, a series of missions against the Third Reich that will become known as BIG WEEK. More: scanningwwii.com/a #WWII

Personnel of the 369th Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group outside the combat room at Thurleigh ~

8Th Air Force Bomber Command - B-17 Flying Fortress crew Margaret Bourke-white

B-17 bomber crewmen of the 8th Bomber Command emptying their pockets & stripping their clothes of all letters, pictures, labels & other clues to their identities in case they are forced down in enemy territory during today’s bombing raid, at airdrome.

S/Sgt. waist gunner on a B-17 of the Pioneer Heavy Bombardment Group of the 8th Air Force, turns the crank on an emergency radio transmitter. England

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Walter Cronkite and the aircrew after a mission over Europe on a B-17 with the nose art "U.S.O."

B-17s of the 91st Bomb Group on their way to bomb Oberpfaffenhofen in March 1944.

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Bombs fall from US Eighth Air Force B-17s over Berlin, 3 February 1945. (US National Archives)

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A reconnaissance picture of Berlin after 3 February 1945 US Eighth Air Force raid. (US National Archives)

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The route taken by the 1003 B-17 crews on a mission to Berlin on 3 February 1945, out across Europe, back over the North Sea.

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World War II in Color: American Bombers and Their Crews, 1942 | LIFE.com

Combat America - Produced by and featuring Major Clark Gable -- DVD -- Follow the men of the 351st Bomb Group of the US 8th Army Air Force all the way from gunnery training to combat missions over Germany! #WWII

Combat America Produced by and featuring Major Clark Gable

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27 Jan 43: 2nd Lieutenant Clark Gable begins training with the 351st Bomb Group as head of a motion picture unit with the assignment of making a film in combat to recruit aerial gunners. More: scanningwwii.com/a #WWII

The crew of four officers and six enlisted men that it typically took to fly the B-24 Liberator bomber behind them. This image was taken just after they were assigned to their new plane (without any nose art markings on her yet), and they joined the 8th Air Force, 93rd Bombardment Group (the "Traveling Circus"), 330th Squadron, flying out of Hardwick Airfield just south of Norwich, England (1944).

Volume 1, Page, 55, Picture, 3, World War II, 4th May,1943, US Staff Sergeant Frank T, Lusic, pictured beside a bomber (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

A B-17G of the 836th Squadron burns after cannon fire from a German Me-262 ripped into its tail, perforating the vertical stabilizer and the inboard right wing panel. Fire from the No. 3 engine swept back to the tail. The bomber peeled off shortly afterwards and dropped behind, with the crew bailing out at its rendezvous point seven miles west of the Elbe River.

B-17G Fortress with the 327th Bomb Squadron taxis for take-off at snow covered Podington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England for a morning mission to Gymnich Airfield; Jan 10 1945. (US National Archives)

January 9, 2015 - one-day only sale on all three books in Wings of Glory series by Sarah Sundin (A Distant Melody, A Memory Between Us, and Blue Skies Tomorrow) from Revell! $1.59 ebook at Christianbook.com, $1.99 for Kindle, $1.99 for Nook!

Blue Skies Tomorrow | By Sarah Sundin | WW II Historical Romance

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January 9, 2015 - one-day only sale on all three books in Wings of Glory series by Sarah Sundin (A Distant Melody, A Memory Between Us, and Blue Skies Tomorrow) from Revell! $1.59 ebook at Christianbook.com, $1.99 for Kindle, $1.99 for Nook!

A Memory Between Us | By Sarah Sundin | WW II Historical Romance

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