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Operation Tidal Wave was an air attack by B-24D Liberators on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24Ds that took part in the raid 167...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 02, 2015

Allied fighter pilots versus the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, 1945. Archive footage scenes include: activities of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command in Europe; a base near East Anglia, England; General Doolittle discusses a mission; Pilots are briefed for an escort mission over Germany; P-47's...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 19, 2014
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"In memory of the 350,000 Americans who served in Great Britain, 1941-1945, as members of the Eighth Air Force." Listed by name are members of the 8th Air Force who received the Medal of Honor:

  • Baker, A.E.
  • Castle, F.W.
  • Femoyer, R.B.
  • Gott, D.J.
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