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B-24 Liberator In Action

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Built in greater numbers than any other WWII heavy bomber, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator served with the USAAF, US Navy, and the RAF Coastal Command. This new edition covers more than 20 operational variants of the B-24 and includes over 80 vintage color photos, as well as many detailed color profiles.

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator, produced by four different firms, in five different plants, was built in greater quantities than any other WWII bomber. Operated by the US Army Air Force, and US Navy on all fronts during the Second World War, and supplied to the British Commonwealth nations, the 18,482 Liberators took the war to the Axis doorstep. Lavishly illustrated with almost 250 authentic wartime photos, including over 80 in vintage color, with supplemental drawings and color profiles, this totally new edition of this classic In Action title brings to life no less than 20 variants of these famed aircraft, as well as their crews. Experimental versions, classic bombers, freighters, tankers, reconnaissance birds - even the rare gunship version - are shown.

The B-24 Liberator is also featured in Unbroken, the bestselling book about the incredible WWII experiences of former Olympic athlete and US Army Air Corp bombardier Louie Zamperini.

Pages: 88
Size: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Illustrations: 80 color, 170 b/w
Publisher: MMD-Squadron
ISBN: 9780897476645
Product Code: SS664