Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews described, including some epic encounters with enemy submarines.
BOEING B-17 FORTRESS In RAF Coastal Command Service
A good reference on one of the lesser-known aspects of the air war. Fully illustrated with many wartime photographs and scale plans of the airframe modifications.