Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship (Open Community) by Subject "8th Air Force"
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(Fighting High, 2008-10)
(2007)During World War II, the ten-men crews of heavy bombers trained together for several weeks in the States before being sent overseas and into combat. When in combat the lives of the crew depended on all crewmen performing ...
(2012)On 6 January 1945 a B-17 heavy bomber, “Jeanie”, from the 91st Bomb Group was shot down by anti-aircraft fire ten minutes after it completed a bombing run over Cologne, Germany. Four crewmen, including the copilot, 1Lt ...