PBJ Mitchell Units of the Pacific War
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PBJ Mitchell Units of the Pacific War by Jim Laurier
Book DescriptionFlown exclusively by the US Marines, the PBJ was one of those rare examples of an air force type being procured by the navy due to its ability to do exactly the job that was required of it. Bought as a land-based patrol bomber for operations in the Atlantic and Pacific, the PBJ (Patrol, Bomber, North American) was kitted out to hunt down submarines as well as surface vessels. Identical to its air force counterpart, except for its ability to lay mines, deploy depth charges and launch torpedoes, some 706 PBJs were delivered to the Marine Corps from 1943-45. This book outlines the aircraft's history and technology, and takes a closer look at the men who flew it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841765815
(250mm x 185mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jim Laurier
Jerry Scutts has worked in aviation publishing since the late 1960s and has written over 40 books. His specialist areas are the Luftwaffe and the US Army Air Forces in World War 2. He originally appeared on the Osprey list in 1977, when he wrote the second volume in the Air War series. Jim Laurier attended Paier School of Art in Hamden and has been working professionally in the field of Fine Art and Illustration ever since. As a pilot he combines his love of history with his flying experiences to create some of the most realistic and historically accurate aviation paintings seen today. Jim has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon and has been published in many books, magazines, and calendars.
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