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Black Sunday. When the U.S. Fifth Air Force Lost to New Guinea Weather

By: Claringbould, Michael J.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Canberra, Aerothentic Publications: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288366

ISBN: 0646232088


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 119 pages On a late 1944 afternoon in New Guinea a weather front built up quickly and blocked the way home to more than three hundred U.S. Fifth Air Force aircraft, returning from attacking Hollandia. Over enemy territory, and caught between mountains and the sea, there was little option but to take on the storm. By dusk that evening thirty-seven aircraft were m... View more info