Barrett Tillman

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Back to Schweinfurt

Eighth Air Force’s second Schweinfurt raid punctuated the grim period before long-range fighter escort

The Mustangs of Iwo

The P-51 pilots out of Iwo Jima had to fly 1,500 miles over water to protect B-29s over Japan for less

The Forgotten Fifteenth

The goal was to take advantage of good weather and proximity to the Romanian oil fields. Fifteenth Air

The Battle of Midway

World War II sea power required airpower. At Midway, the US sent four Japanese carriers to the bottom

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