A-26 Invader Units of World War 2

A-26 Invader Units of World War 2

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Designed to combine the bombing capability of the B-26 Marauder with the versatility of the ground-attack A-20 Havoc, the A-26 Invader would become the USAAF's attack bomber par excellence. Capable of flying low-level strafing or conventional bombing missions by simply changing the nose configuration of the aircraft, the Invader first saw action in 1943 in the Pacific Theatre attacking Japanese-held islands. Arriving in Europe several months later, the A-26 served with distinction for the remainder of World War 2. In fact, the design proved so successful that it would go on to fly combat missions for a further two decades. Written by military aviation expert, Jerry Scutts, and illustrated with brand-new colour profiles and rare photography, this is the first book to focus exclusively on the A-26's missions in World War 2.Dedication I would like to dedicate this book both to the memory of Jerry Scutts and to my younger brother David W ... Please support our continuing book publishing programme by using this pdf responsibly. ... Prucha was amongst the original pilots assigned to the 668th Bomb Squadron (BS), and he had previously flown an A-20 that was also named Sugar Baby. ... After more than a decade of USAAF/USAF service, it was one of a handful of Invaders supplied to the Cuban air force inanbsp;...

Title:A-26 Invader Units of World War 2
Author: Jim Roeder, Janusz Swiatlon
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2013-02-20

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