THE 451st BOMB GROUP IN WORLD WAR II. Assigned to the 15th Air Force in Italy, the 451st received 3 Presidential Unit Citations. Extra large volume with embellished cover includes over 600 photos of its men and machines.
THE 451st BOMB GROUP IN WORLD WAR II by Mike Hill. This new book is an illustrated history of the 451st Bomb Group in World War II. As part of the USAAF's 15th Air Force, they flew their B-24 Liberators from Castellucia, Italy to heavily defended targets throughout the Mediterranean theater of war. During their combat tour the 451st was awarded three Presidential Unit Citations for their ability to get to the target no matter what the enemy threw at them.
Includes a list of each recorded mission and its target flown by the 451st. Also lists each Liberator aircrate of the 451st Bomb Group, many with photos and details. This extra large volume with embellished cover includes over 600 photos of its men and machines.