Osprey's learn of the B-17 Flying citadel devices of global warfare II (1939-1945). even if the 15th Air strength was once brushed aside as 'minor leaguers' through the 8th Air strength, strategic bombers from this outfit had performed a 'major league' activity on Axis pursuits in southern Europe following its formation in Italy in November 1943. And the heavy bombers hired via the 15th have been in fact the venerable B-17 and B-24. At its top energy, the Fifteenth's B-17 strength comprised six teams of 4 squadrons each one, all managed by means of the fifth Bomb Wing. Having been part of the 15th Air strength in 1944, writer invoice Hess has lengthy been ready to put in writing a definitive account on 'his air force'.
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