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Ploesti

The Great Ground-Air Battle of 1 August 1943

by James Dugan

  • 253 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Brassey"s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • War & defence operations,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: World,
  • Aerial Operations,
  • Military History - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Ploieðsti, Battles of, Ploieðsti, Romania, 1943-1944,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • Aerial operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Campaigns,
  • Romania

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8742925M
    ISBN 101574881442
    ISBN 109781574881448

    Schultz's intimate account of this controversial episode is a timely reminder of the horrors of war and a moving tribute to Ploesti's heroes. 24 illus. (Oct.) DETAILS Reviewed on: 08/27/ Osprey [Air Campaign Book 12] Ploesti The great raid on Hitler's Romanian oil refineries | Steven J. Zaloga | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

      - Operation Tidalwave, the Low-level bombing of the Ploesti Oil Refineries, 1 August Published Ma All about Reviews: Ploesti by James Dugan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

      Ploesti by Steven J. Zaloga, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(10). Schiffer Publishing Black Sunday: Ploesti! - Tidal Wave! August 1, The legendary low level raid on Ploesti, Rumania by the th, 93rd, 44th, th and 98th Bomb Groups, is described by author/historian Mike Hill in this new large format, 50th Anniversary book. Never before published photos taken during the raid, many from the original negatives.


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Ploesti by James Dugan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the BEST book ever written on the Ploesti low-level mission. Period. My Dad flew Bs and was on the low-level mission of August Ploesti book, This book covers all the viewpoints from the crews on the ground trying to stop the bombers to the heroes in the aircraft knocking out the Nazi held refineries, so that Ploesti book invasion of Russia would by: 6.

I currently have read 17 books about the August 1, Ploesti raid. This book is the 2nd most detailed recounting of that event thus far. While I still intend to add more books about THE Ploesti raid to my personal library, I doubt that I will manage to find another which will provide more facts of the planning, training, and execution of this raid.5/5(7).

Ploesti book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for Ploesti book. On August 1,an enormous armada of America B Liberator bombers roar /5. The allied book on Ploesti was finally closed.

Mission Ploesti, flown that single day in Augustis etched permanently in United States Air Force annals. Its story contains records that will probably never be matched, and it tells of brave men who persevered in.

Ironically, Ploesti’s first refineries had been built with American backing, but nine decades later Bucharest was allied with Berlin. In addition to the 10 refineries at Ploesti, which produced perhaps one-third of Germany’s oil, there was a wide network of targets like Giurgiu: storage facilities, transportation routes and shipment : Mbartels.

One of the most famous images of World War II shows “The Sandman”, piloted by Robert Sternfels, as it emerges from a pall of smoke during the “Operation Tidal Wave” B Liberator on Ploiesti Raid U.S.

Army Air Forces B bombers clearing a target at Ploiesti, Romania. 1 August A pair of American B “Liberator” in flight over Ploiesti on a background of fire 2nd wave of B.

The legendary low level raid on Ploesti, Rumania by the th, 93rd, 44th, th and 98th Bomb Groups, is described by author/historian Mike Hill in this new large format, 50th Anniversary book. Never before published photos taken during the raid, many from the original negatives, dramatically show the raid, and give the reader a sense of the /5(4).

Excellent book on the disastrous raid by the 9th Air Force on the oil field of Ploesti during the Second World War. A great companion to Masters Of The Air by Donald Miller, the story of the 8th Air Force and their missions over Europe/5.

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Into the Fire: Ploesti: The Most Fateful Mission of World War II Westholme Publishing, Planned by Winston Churchill, authorized by Dwight D. Eisenhower, and executed by five specially trained American bomber units, the attack on the oil refineries of Ploesti, Romania, was among the most daring and dangerous missions of World War II.

Ploesti: The Great Ground-Air Battle of 1 AugustRevised Edition (Brassey's Aviation Classics) by Stewart, Carroll,Dugan, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Into the Fire: Ploesti, the Most Fateful Mission of World War II by Duane Schultz at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 Due to Brand: Westholme Publishing. welcomes another new author with publication of ‘Target Ploesti’ book Webster City, with a population of around 8, people and with a record 37 published authors, including two Pulitzer Prize winners, has added its 38th writer with the publication of a new World War II book, “Target Ploesti: View from a Bombsight.”.

Operation Tidal Wave was one of the boldest and most controversial air raids by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).

At the time, the Romanian Ploesti oil fields produced about a third of all Axis oil, and was Germany&#;s single most important fuel source. In the summer ofthe USAAF decided to stage a major raid on Ploesti from air bases in Libya. The resulting. Please don’t tell me something is written in some book, unless it’s a crewman’s diary or history written by a crewman.

I’ve got all the Ploesti books, including some pretty obscure ones, but you never know if a crewman has privately published something you haven’t heard about.

Tidal Wave. August 1, The legendary low level raid on Ploesti, Rumania by the th, 93rd, 44th, th and 98th Bomb Groups, is described by author/historian Mike Hill in this new large format, 50th Anniversary book. Never before published Price: $ The focus of this paper will be on the 1 August bombing raid on the Ploesti oil field and refineries by an American task force composed of bombardment groups of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces.

The Ploesti raid stood apart from the rest of the war in the air. Originallyprinted by Random House, Ploesti was reprinted by Brassey’s ina revised edition. The page numbersin this roster pertain to Random House and Brassey’s authors could find, duringno complete official roster of the approximately 1, men whotook off.

Tidal Wave. August 1, The legendary low level raid on Ploesti, Rumania by the th, 93rd, 44th, th and 98th Bomb Groups, is described by author/historian Mike Hill in this new large format, 50th Anniversary book.

Never before published photos taken during the raid, many from the original negatives, dramatically show the raid, and give the reader a sense of the intensity of fierce 5/5(1). printed by Random House, Ploesti was reprinted by Brassey’s ina revised edition. The page numbers in this roster pertain to Random House and Brassey’s printing.

The authors could find, duringno complete official roster of the approximately 1, men who took off File Size: KB. By the end of the last wave of attack which left Ploesti, only about 88 Bs, mostly in awful shape, managed to return to Benghazi.

An overall loss of men was recorded with about confirmed dead. Also, another tragedy struck when a B bomber piloted by Jose Carioca crashed into a women’s prison in Ploesti, causing deaths and   Ploesti was captured by Soviet forces shortly thereafter.

Nearly every mission against Ploesti resulted in casualties, including Colonel Jacob W. Smart, the planner of the low-altitude mission of August 1,who was shot down over the target in a B and taken prisoner.“Ploesti, Ploesti, Ploesti!

Among the combat crew members this bugaboo target awakened many from their sleep” — this was the way the th War Diary recorded the effect of Ploesti at the early morning mission briefs.

Ploesti was the chief petroleum producing center for the Axis.