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Bombers over Japan

by Keith Wheeler

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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.,
    • B-29 bomber.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- History -- 1912-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Keith Wheeler and the editors of Time-Life Books.
      SeriesWorld War II ;, 34
      ContributionsTime-Life Books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .W4118 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3486073M
      ISBN 100809434296, 0809434288, 080943427X
      LC Control Number82005627

        B Superfortress Bombers Over Japan by Legion Wargames. Date: October 7, [Hell over Korea] maps The contents of the box are a couple of counter sheets, which are extremely well made, a rule book, a chart book, and a tactical display as well as a crew position display. There’s dice in the game and a few log sheets for the. Fifth Air Force, Australia and South West Pacific. A total of four Bombardment Groups operated the B Liberator with the Fifth Air Force during its campaign in the south west Pacific.. The 90th Bombardment Group was the first Fifth Air Force unit to gain the B, operating it from bases in Australia from November February , from New Guinea from February to .

      Bombers Over Japan (Book): Wheeler, Keith. All locations are currently closed. Library materials will not be available for pick-up until locations re-open. Strategic bombing during World War II was the sustained aerial attack on railways, harbours, cities, workers' and civilian housing, and industrial districts in enemy territory during World War II. Strategic bombing is a military strategy which is distinct from both close air support of ground forces and tactical air on: European Theatre of World War II, Pacific .

        Doolittle Raid, (18 April ), a surprise attack on Tokyo, Japan, by U.S. bombers during World War damage resulted, but the raid was a boost to American morale at a low point in the war. The affront of the raid to Japanese national pride motivated Japan’s leaders to pursue offensive plans with fresh urgency. The game puts you in the cockpit of a B Superfortress as you fly your missions over Japan. Your goal: sucessfully complete a tour of 35 missions and return home a hero for bringing the war with Japan to a close without a bloody hard-fought invasion of the homeland. Your missions will be varied: high level, low level, day and night.


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