Ploesti Raid Through The Lens


Comprehensive volume which takes the reader from the origins and importance of Romanian oil production to a final recapitulation of the destruction of those facilities with the emphasis being, quite naturally, on the August 1, 1943 low level raid, code named TIDAL WAVE.

Every B-24 airborne on the mission is accounted for in extensive notes on each aircraft, with an additional compilation including extensive B-24 crash site photography taken by Romanian authorities in the aftermath of the raid.

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