Osprey's examine of the B-24 Liberator devices within the CBI Theatre of worldwide struggle II (1939-1945). The B-24 Liberator used to be the mainstay of the USA military Air Force's strategic bombing attempt within the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre from 1942 until eventually the tip of the warfare in 1945. With longer variety and a better load-carrying ability than the B-17, the B-24 was once like minded to the calls for of the CBI. The CBI's air forces - the 10th in India and the Fourteenth in China - every one had one heavy bomb staff outfitted with Liberators. those teams, the seventh and the 308th, carried the battle to the japanese throughout China and South East Asia, flying over probably the most tricky terrain on this planet. The 308th had the further burden of getting to hold its personal gasoline and bombs over the Himalayan 'Hump' from India to China in help of its missions. regardless of the hardships and severe distances from assets of offer, either devices compiled a extraordinary list, every one profitable exceptional Unit Citations.
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