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USAAF 92nd Bombardment Group history

USAAF 92nd Bombardment Group history

Code: P24178

Dimensions:

W: 16cm (6.3")H: 23cm (9.1")

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The Route as Briefed - The History of the 92nd Bombardment Group USAAF 1942 - 1945 by John S. Sloan.  H/b, 16 x 23 cm. 320p.  1st edition, published by Argus Press, Cleveland, Ohio 1946.  Printed by Lakeside Printing Co, Cleveland, Ohio.  Note this an original period 1st edition copy, not one of the reprints done in the 1970s to supply the demand for it.

A full account of the 'Fame's Favoured Few'.  The 92nd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was constituted on 28th January 1942 and activated on 1st March 1942.  It moved to England in the summer of 1942 and was assigned to the 8th AAF flying combat missions over Europe in B-17s.  with the 325th, 326th, 327th and 407th Bombardment Squadrons stationed at Bovingdon, Alconbury and Poddington.  This is the story of some of its crews and their missions.  It is illustrated with b&w photographs and is very readable.  Good condition and quite rare.  Stock code P24178.