Robert F. Dorr con B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force (Combat Aircraft)
The B-24 was heavily utilized in the North African and Mediterranean theatres by the US Air Force, with operations over the Ploesti oilfields in Rumania. This title relates the experiences of the crews who flew the "heavy" of World War II, and of the aircraft itself.
Robert F Dorr is a well respected author of long-standing reputation - he has written over a dozen books for Osprey over the years. His histories on modern American combat aircraft like the F-101 Voodoo and A-6 Intruder have set the standard for works of this type. His ability to combine 'crew speak' with concise editorial comment gives his books a unique and revealing style of their own. Mark Styling has illustrated several books for Osprey, and since switching mediums from airbrush to Mac art he has produced some of the best profiles Osprey has used to date. Mark Rolfe has worked on a number of titles in Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces and Combat Aircraft series. Iain Wyllie is one of Britain's leading - and most prolific ?aviation cover artists. A native of Northern Ireland, he trained as a naval draughtsman, and spent many years working in this capacity. Iain chose to become a full-time aviation artist in the late 1980s, and has been responsible for creating over 60 cover artworks for Osprey's hugely successful Aircraft of the Aces and Combat Aircraft series since 1994. His artwork is synonymous with originality of subject, intricate detail and technical accuracy.