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;American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF colors) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF Colours)Автор: Roger FreemanИздательство: vintage PublicationsISBN: 1903223172Год: 2001Страниц: 82Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 23.38МБЯзык: английскийThis publication examines the detailed twin-boomer in ETO provider together with photographic versions and 'Droop Snoot' high-speed bombing missions. additionally comprises an outline of P-38 camouflage and markings and careers of a few Lightning aces. 33 color profiles. 148 black/white photos.Скачать: Depositfiles UploadingHotfile zero

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Beamer vation . And notwithstanding Majo r made superhuman efforts to get more Crowe's fighting spirit, these strong "March Macabre," a sketch by combat artist Kerr Eby, reflects the familiar scen e of wounded or lifeless Marines being pulled to shelter under fire by their buddies . S . Navy Combat Art Collectio n on one side of the airfield, Larr y Hays moved to the west, exactly op posite . . " Jones' plan was sound and well ex ecuted . The advantage of having i n place a fresh tactical unit with integrated supporting arms was immediately obvious .

The light tanks were brave bu t ineffective . Neutralization took sus tained 75mm fire from one of th e Sherman medium tanks . Resistanc e was fierce throughout Jones' zone , and his casualties began to mount . The team had conquered 800 yard s of enemy territory fairly easily in th e morning, but could attain barely hal f that distance in the long afternoon . 39 The 8th Marines, having finall y destroyed the three-bunker nemesis , made good progress at first, but the n ran out of steam past the eastern en d of the airfield .

As he jumped into th e water . The troops that followed were greeted by a murderous fire . " As Plant hurried to catch u p with Major Hays, he was terrified a t the sudden appearance of what he took to be Japanese fighters roarin g right towards him . These were the Navy Wildcats aiming for the near by Niminoa . The pilots were exuberant but inconsistent : one bomb hi t the hulk squarely ; others missed by 200 yards . An angry David Shou p came up on the radio : "Stop strafing ! Bombing ship hitting own troops!

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