USAAF 8th and 9th Air Forces
Pictorial coverage of the very colourful schemes and markings applied to the USAAF’s 8th and 9th Air Forces’ aircraft during ‘Operation Overlord’ from June to September 1944, including...
- Both US Air Forces’ fighters, fighter-bombers, tactical bombers and heavy bombers squadrons and units included
- Large representative selection of the scores of operational squadrons and their aircraft types and sub-variants
- Coverage of the application of the Distictive Markings (invasion stripes) and how they changed throughout the June to September period
- Explanation of the 8th and 9th AF’s coding systems and Squadron/Group/Wing markings
Compiled by Neil Robinson | Illustrated by Jon Freeman