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Author: James Dugan and Carroll Stewart
On August 1, 1943, 178 Liberators left Africa to bomb Ploesti, the Rumanian oil refineries - the "Taproot of German Might." The air armada carried 1,250,000 rounds of tracers and 311 tons of bombs - more firepower than two Gettysburgs. — The planes skimmed so low over the fields that cornstalks stuck in their bomb-bay doors. American gunners sh...  more »
ISBN: 407604
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 280

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Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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