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The Hour Has Come: 97th Bomb Group in WWII

The Hour Has Come: 97th Bomb Group in WWII

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Published by Taylor Publishing Company in Dallas, Texas .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25438486M

Command was assigned to Colonel Antonio Cardenas Rodriguez, known for his goodwill flights over Latin America. He had flown combat missions over North Africa with the U.S. 97th Bomb Group and was well connected with senior American officers, including U.S. Army Air Forces General Jimmy Doolittle. Group personnel were as diverse as their Author: Historynet Staff.


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What people are saying - Write a review. User The Hour Has Come: The 97th Bomb Group in World War II: Author: Thomas F 5/5(1). In all likelihood, THE HOUR HAS COME is THE definitive record of the 97th BG. As stated, I had trouble with the narrative/log concept but nevertheless gave the book five stars.

It does a marvelous job of bringing the exploits of those long-ago warriors to life in words and pictures.5/5. But, in keeping with the slogan of the 97th Bomb Group he served, "the hour has come." Standing second from the right in the top photo and, prominantly, in the right foreground of the second photo is.

This is an awesome book for the wwii buff or history geek. Over pages/pictures chronicling the army aircorp 97th bomb group history during world war II.

Book is in excellent condition. This was my fathers who served in wwII in the 97th as a b crew member. Still have one copy i am keeping. This one would love a new home. 97 BG Moto Venit Hora” The hour has come 97 th BG Bomb Squadrons: th, st, nd, and th th BS LOGO “On a Wing and a Prayer” after the B “All American” Story.

8th Air Force. 12th Air Force. 15th Air Force. WWII. 97th BOMB GROUP (Heavy) th SQUADRON INDEX Comments and Corrections from Readers. Get this from a library. The Hour has come: the 97th Bomb Group in World War II. [Thomas F Gulley;]. First B Combat Bombardment Group to Europe & North Africa - posted in MILITARY HISTORY DISCUSSIONS: The first WWII Flying Fortress Bombardment Group (H) to fly combat missions in Europe (Aug42 with the 8th AAF) and then in North Africa (Nov42 with the 12th AAF) was the 97th with its four Bomb Squadrons (th, st, nd and th).

Documents complete history of US Army Air Corps 97th bomb group during the second world war. My father served with the 97th in Tunisia & Italy from to and flew on 27 B missions as a gunnery officer. Uncle also served with the. This is a very nice copy of a hard to find book. The 97th Bombardment Group flew Bs, first with the 8th Air Force in England, then the 12th AF in Africa and finally the 15th AF in Italy.

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