This incredible volume brings together in one book two outstanding titles previously published by MBI: Bomber Command, a history of American bombers in World War II, and Fighter Command, the story of the fighters that escorted those bombers. Each book chronicles U.S. Army Air Force operations in the European and Mediterranean theaters. First-person accounts and anecdotes are accompanied by more than 400 original World War II color photographs, all compiled by the late Jeffrey Ethell, a noted warbird enthusiast and author.fighters and bombers of World War II Jeffrey L. Ethell, Robert T. Sand ... We were about out of ammunition, and the place looked like a junkyard anyway, so we started home ... In spite of the flame streaming back eight or ten feet from the trailing edge of the right wing, that was the side I decided to jump out of. ... to gain altitude, but I found that the plane performed better when I manually increased the rpm.
|Author||:||Jeffrey L. Ethell, Robert T. Sand|
|Publisher||:||Motorbooks Intl - 1998-12-18|