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The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission

American Raids on 17 August 1943
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Air forces & warfare, European history: Second World War, History, History - Military / War, Military, Germany, Military - World War II, History / Military / World War II, STUDY NOTES - SparkNotes, Military - General, Aerial operations, American, Bombardment, 1943, Regensburg (Germany), Schweinfurt (Germany), World War, 1939
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Open LibraryOL10321296M
ISBN 100304353442
ISBN 139780304353446

As every The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission book by Martin Middlebrook, this is a very thorough study about the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, which even includes the fate of every crew member of every downed plane American bombers were lost in this mission/5(24).

I read the electronic version of this book and it seems to be a reissue of The Schweinfurt Regensburg Mission.I was impressed with the authors research and writing skills.

In this volume, Mr. Middlebrook looks at the combination raid on Regensburg/Schweinfurt that occurred on 17 Aug /5. The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: The American Raids on 17 August - Kindle edition by Middlebrook, Martin.

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This book was Mr Middlebrooks first attempt presenting the American perspective of the Air War and he chose one of the most vicious, 60 B's and over men were lost on this mission.

Martin has taken this battle and presented it from both sides by using the interviews from the participants along with official documents and : Pen and Sword. On Augthe entire strength of the American heavy bomber forces in England set out to raid two vital industrial targets deep in southern Germany.

For American commanders it was the The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission book of years of planning and hoping, the day when their The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission book formations of Flying Fortresses could at last perform their true role and reach out by daylight to strike at targets in the. The Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission was an air combat battle in World War II.

A strategic bombing attack flown by B Flying Fortresses of the U.S.

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Army Air Forces on Augit was conceived as an ambitious plan to cripple the German aircraft industry. The mission was also known as the "double-strike mission" because it entailed two large forces of bombers attacking separate. From there forward, the book follows the mission as the men who flew it would have experienced it.

Each stage gets a separate chapter: briefings, plan revisions, going in, over the target, and so on. The Regensburg mission is covered first and the Schweinfurt mission second just as they occurred. This structure works well. The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission.

On 17 Augustthe entire strength of the American heavy bomber forces in England set out to raid two major industrial complexes deep in southern Germany, the vast Messerschmitt aircraft factory and the vital KGF ballbearing plant. - Buy The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: American Raids On 17 August book online at best prices in India on Read The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: American Raids On 17 August book reviews & author details and /5(10).

The 8th Air Force double mission to Schweinfurt and Regensburg was one of the wars biggest disasters and this book gives comprehensive coverage to the planning, execution and aftermath of said mission.

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Martin has taken this battle and presented it from both sides by using the interviews from the participants along with official documents and photos. Buy The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: American Raids on 17th August (Cassell Military Paperbacks) 2nd Revised edition by Middlebrook, Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The crews lost totaled men, of who half became prisoners of war and twenty were interned by the Swiss. Aboard aircraft that safely returned to base, 7 aircrew were killed, with another 21 wounded. Buy a cheap copy of The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission book by Martin Middlebrook.

A detailed and elaborately researched investigation into the Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission, the first large US airforce bombing raid. This was the first test of Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: The American Raids on 17 August (2) (Cassell Military Paperbacks Ser.).

Reading this book made me feel like I was on one of the B's taking part in the disaster that turned out to be the prequel to Black Thursday, aka 2ND SCHWEINFURT, when 60 B Flying Fortresses were shot down, (the same amount as in this book, THE SCHWEINFURT REGENSBURG MISSION)/5(50).

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To read about the second raid on Schweinfurt on Octo continue here. The Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission: the American raids on 17 August Middlebrook, Martin Overview: On 17 Augustthe entire strength of the American heavy bomber forces in England set out to raid two major industrial complexes deep in southern Germany, the vast Messerschmitt aircraft factory and the vital KGF ballbearing plant.

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Along with these Bs, the Eighth lost highly trained airmen killed, taken prisoner, interned in Switzerland, or missing. Check out Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.

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It’s one of the millions of unique, user-generated 3D experiences created on Roblox. The Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission was apart of Operation Pointblank which was a strategic bombing campaign from the USAAF and Royal Air Force. As the enemy rolls over our towns and cities, will you defend the Germans or attack by the Allied side.

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