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Solo Into the Rising Sun: The Dangerous Missions of a U.S. Navy Bomber Squadron in World War II


When we think about World War II bombers, we picture formations of scores of bombers, escorted and protected by fighters, flying into enemy territory and bombing the hell out of the enemy. In Europe and usually the Pacific, this was the standard approach, but some bomber squadrons flew a different kind of mission. This was the case for VPB-117 - the Blue Raiders - unique not only because its B-24 Liberators flew for the U.S. Navy and not the Army, but also because most of the Raiders' missions entailed bombers venturing out ...

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    • Title: Solo Into the Rising Sun by Ed Kittrell
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
    • Print ISBN: 9780811739207, 0811739201
    • eText ISBN: 9780811769129
    • Edition: 2020
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