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030132 - THE FAMOUS B-24 "WITCHCRAFT" - The Enchanted Liberator - A Unique US Bomber's Experience During WWII


 

By Perry Watts

This book captures the story of “Witchcraft,” a B-24 Liberator, based in Rackheath, England, toward the end of World War II, that had a unique record in the 8th Army Air Force of flying 130 credited missions without aborting.This is a sequel to author Perry Watts’ 2006 book (also published by Schiffer) on the 467th Heavy Bombardment Group, which sets this Liberator in context. In this book, Watts starts with Witchcraft’s creation in the then-largest factory in the world in Michigan, then chronicles its transit like many Liberators to the UK via Brazil and Africa. The narrative provides detailed stories of Witchcraft’s often hazardous missions with its Group over occupied Europe and during the battle for Germany 1944-5. This is a special testimony to why and how the B-24 played a key role in the World War II liberation of occupied Europe.

 

Format Hardback
Pages 176
Publication Date July 2015
Pictures

215 colour & b/w photos

Width (mm) 210
Height (mm) 300
Dust Jacket Yes
ISBN -
Price

£33.50

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