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United States Army Air Forces Air Force, 8th

Overview
Works: 423 works in 651 publications in 1 language and 17,687 library holdings
Genres: War films  Drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Aviation films  Historical fiction  Propaganda films  Historical films  Short films 
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Psychiatric experiences of the Eighth Air Force : first year of combat (July 4, 1942-July 4, 1943) by Donald W Hastings( Book )

3 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of the Eighth : an anthology of the 8th Air Force in World War Two( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not as briefed : 445th Bombardment Group (H), Eighth Air Force : memoirs of a B-24 navigator/prisoner of war, 1943-1945 by Wright Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memphis Belle by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The production of this acclaimed documentary was supervised by Lt. Col. William Wyler, who went on to direct many well-known commercial films. It portrays the final mission of the B-17 flying fortress "Memphis Belle"--A bombing mission over Germany during World War II, including preparations for the raid, the takeoff from England, the flight, bombing the submarine base at Wilhelmshaven, and the return to base
Wide wing, a history by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Army talks for the Eighth Air Force( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of defensive measures taken to protect heavy bombers from loss and damage : since the beginning of operations in the European Theater( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of operations--2 to 17 June, 1944 inclusive by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Target: Germany; the Army air forces' official story of the VIII bomber command's first year over Europe by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver USAAF bombeoffensiv mod Tyskland under 2. verdenskrig udført af 8th Air Force Bomber Command fra baser i England
Crashed aircraft inspector's handbook, part III: enemy aircraft (by types) by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Short bursts( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eighth Air Force archive by Eighth Air Force Memorial Museum Foundation( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Eighth Air Force Archives collection documents the fighter and bomber groups that served in Europe during World War Two and Eighth Air Force veterans organizations nationwide. It contains books, photographs, audiovisual, organizational records, and memorabilia donated by veterans and their families
United States Army Air Forces special file regarding body armor for pilots by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This special file consists of memorandums and studies dated from 17 November 1942 to 30 June 1945 regarding body armor or "flak suits" for United States (U.S.) and Allied pilots during World War II. The memorandums are from various units including the Office of the Surgeon, Eighth Air Force; Office of the Surgeon, 91st Bomb Group; Combat Crew Replacement Center Number 11; Office of the Surgeon, U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe; and Office of the Chief of Ordnance. The file also includes a study from Great Britain's Ministry of Home Security, Research and Experiments Department entitled An experimental study of the value of the American "flak-suit" against fragments, and a report from Great Britain's Royal Society of Medicine regarding means of physical protection for members of the fighting forces
Eighth Air Force special collection by United States( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of a photographic album containing a narrative with photographs ranging from the years 1942 to 1945. The album contains 191 pages of photographs of the Eighth Strategic Air Force's campaign during WWII with supporting captions and narratives. The photo album, "Strategic and Tactical Operations of the Eighth Air Force," details the U.S. 8th Air Force bombing campaign in Europe and primarily features B-24 and B-17 aircraft
Newsletter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enemy aircraft trends by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Special report of operations in support of First Allied Airborne Army, 17-26 September 1944( )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Not as briefed : 445th Bombardment Group (H), Eighth Air Force : memoirs of a B-24 navigator/prisoner of war, 1943-1945
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Untold valor : forgotten stories of American bomber crews over Europe in World War IIJimmy Stewart : bomber pilotThe mighty Eighth in WWII : a memoirTo kingdom come : an epic saga of survival in the air war over GermanyCastles in the air : the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress crews of the US 8th Air ForceTail-end Charlies : the last battles of the bomber war, 1944-45
Alternative Names

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8th Air Force.

Air Force, 8th.

Army Air Forces. Air Force, 8th.

United States. Army Air Forces. 8th Air Force

United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 8th.

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English (111)