Ninth Air Force Story

by Sunshine House Staff

Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 994
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Subjects:

  • History / Military / United States,
  • UNITED STATES_AIR FORCE,
  • Politics/International Relations
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11524081M
ISBN 100840363044
ISBN 109780840363046
OCLC/WorldCa233030026

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Historical Aviation Album, Ninth Air Force Story, by Kenn C. Rust, *Vintage* Softcover Book. The Book is in acceptable condition.

It has been previously owned and read. The cover shows some signs of age & wear including some light staining and various wear / rub marks (see photos) but over all, the book is still in acceptable Rating: % positive.

The book is rather dry, being heavily laced with operational stats of e/a downed, enemy MT destroyed, etc. It does, however, offer up a good basic primer on 9th AF ops. Since it lacked an index, I had to rate it four stars - actually 4 1/2, if that was possible. Air combat enthusiasts should enjoy NINTH AIR FORCE STORY IN WORLD WAR II /5(3).

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The th Bombardment Group, USAAF, was a B group within the Ninth Air Force and acted in support of the Allied armies invading Europe in The group moved to Britain in January-Februarywhere it joined the Ninth Air Force, the US contribution to the tactical air forces that would support the D-Day landings and the invasion of.

more effective air strikes. Despite the loss of 13 pilots killed in air-to-air combat, the th led all Ninth Air Force P units with aerial victories. The Group had three aces, with Lt.

Col. Paul P. Douglas of the th FS leading all Ninth Air Force P units with 8 aerial victories. The following article on D-Day is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia.

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Operation Tidal Wave cost 54 of the Liberators destroyed or interned in Turkey—proof that Ploesti would not be eliminated in a single stroke (see “The Author: Mbartels. Photo reconnaissance was a vital part of the Allied war effort, and the 30th Squadron, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of Lt.

Gen. Lewis Brereton’s England-based U.S. Ninth Air Force played a key role in aerial photo mapping, target selection, and documenting enemy troop concentrations and fortifications.

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Harrold, commanding the 9th Armored Division, lent his cooperation and basic material was supplied by his staff. The Ninth Air Force is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force's Air Combat has been headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, since activation on 5 August Fromunits were deployed to the Middle East against Iraq, from against threats emanating from Afghanistan; this prior Ninth Air Force is now known as United States Air Forces Central.

The most significant source for this story was the interrogation of a Luftwaffe photographer attached to the long range reconnaissance unit FAGr.5 at Mont de Marsan. Unteroffizer Wolf Baumgart, as a prisoner of war, was interrogated in August by the US Ninth Air Force, cited in A.P.W.I.U.

Report 44/ Baumgart's accounts were apparently. The Ninth Air Force and its vast efforts during the war are still little-known, and this book will help that story reach more people through good story-telling. It’s a good book and well worth a read.This book charts the story of the lesser known aces who flew the mighty Republic aircraft as a tactical fighter-bomber with the Ninth Air Force, rather than as a long-range escort.

It also details the exploits of the Mediterranean-based th FG, which was the only P group within the strategic Fifteenth Air Force. Thunderbolt aces within the.Schiffer Publishing Battle Colors Volume 3: Insignia and Tactical Markings of the Ninth Air Force in World War II - This third volume in the Battle Colors series focuses on the unit insignia and tactical aircraft markings of the 9th USAAF in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

All combat elements assigned to the Ninth AAF in the UK from are included: fighter, troop.