During World War II, the 303rd Bombardment Group became the first such heavy bombardment group to complete three hundred missions from American air force bases in England. The nose of one B-17 bomber bore the name “Hell’s Angels.” The teamwork of its crew kept the plane flying over Hitler's occupied Europe, the first in the 8th Air Force to complete twenty-five missions from their base in Molesworth, England. These men, or "Hell's Angels" as they became known, went on to complete forty missions without ever turning back to base for mechanical failure of the plane. The Original Hell's Angels takes you on an exciting historical journey to meet these men and to experience the total forty-eight missions they flew without having a member wounded or killed before the plane and members of its crew were commissioned to return to America for a war bond tour.
Softcover, 6 x 9, 128 pgs.