World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY,BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: One Week


Iron Mike. On a raid over Germany a B-24 Liberator was so badly hit by flak that the crew bailed out. Then the empty, staggering bomber perked up, flew a straight and level course for 150 miles, finally crashed off the English coast barely ten miles from her home base.

Four in Hand. A P47 Thunderbolt pilot in Italy fired a long burst at a Messerschmitt 109 over Verona. The enemy's right wing flew off, hit another German plane. Both ships exploded. No one was more surprised than the U.S. pilot when...

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