303rd Bombardment Group by Brian D O'neill303rd Bombardment Group by Brian D O'neill

303rd Bombardment Group

byBrian D O'neillIllustratorMark Styling

Paperback | May 20, 2003

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The first title in the Elite Units series to deal with an American bombardment group, this title focuses on the 303rd BG, dubbed the 'Hells Angels.' One of the very first B-17 units assigned to the newly created Eighth Air Force in England in September 1942, the 303rd was in the vanguard of the daylight bombing campaign through to VE-Day. Awarded a Distinguished Unit Citation in January 1944, the 303rd also had two of its aircrewmen presented with the Medal of Honor, Americas ultimate military decoration. Brian O Neill brings the group's colourful combat history to life with a mix of first-hand accounts, raw statistics and concise mission narrative.
Brian D O'Neill is the General Counsel of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, the famous aviation company that manufactured the Curtiss P-40 fighter and the B-17s Wright Cyclone engine during World War 2. Before becoming an attorney, he served with the US Navy as a destroyer gunner officer and shipyard repair officer. An avid student of Ei...
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Title:303rd Bombardment GroupFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841765376

ISBN - 13:9781841765372

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