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Pacific Profiles Volume Three – Allied Medium Bombers: Douglas A-20 Havoc Series, Southwest Pacific 1942-1944

AUTHOR – Michael J Claringbould

PUBLISHER – Avonmore Books

FORMAT – Softback

PAGES – 112


ISBN – 978 0 6489262 0 7

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Category: Product ID: 9031


The Pacific Profiles series presents profiles to date of WWII Japanese & Allied aircraft in the Pacific theatre.  This volume illustrates, by squadron, USAAF Fifth Air Force A-20 series medium bombers operating in New Guinea from July 1942 to the end of 1944. In this distant theatre, a dozen USAAF A-20 squadrons from the 3rd, 312th and 417th Bombardment Groups, joined by No. 22 Squadron, RAAF, used many variants of the A-20, mainly as strafers. Squadron insignia, camouflage, heraldry, nose-art and command markings varied significantly between squadrons, giving a wide variety of colour schemes. The profiles, based on photos, diaries and other wide-ranging documents, are accompanied by brief histories of each squadron, the development of respective heraldry and information on each aircraft profiled.


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Weight0.32 kg