A Unit History of the 315th Bomb Wing, 1944-1946

A Unit History of the 315th Bomb Wing, 1944-1946

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This book chronicles the activation training, deployment, and combat operations of the 315th Bomb Wing (Very Heavy) between 1944 and 1946. It discusses the unit's success with the B-29 "Superfortress" and the 0 APQ-7 Eagle radar while flying strategic bombing missions against Japan's oil industry. Numerous maps and photographs are included to clarify and add to the impact of the report. The book concludes by summarizing the significance of the strategic air campaign against Japan, the 315th's contribution to the strategic air campaign, and factors that may explain the Wing's success in combat.
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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 9.4mm | 480.81g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514788926
  • 9781514788929