The 390th Bomb Group Anthology includes 83 stories written by 45 members of the 390th Bomb Group relating their personal adventures during the WWII years of 1943, 1944 and 1945. The stories include combat briefs, mission stories, humor in the midst of war, evasion and imprisonment after being shot down.
Some of the stories were written as they happened during the war years while others are recollections of those events so prominent in the minds of those who lived them. The reader will be provided new insight into the war in the air by these personal accounts.
The 390th Bomb Group was one the most famous units in the Eighth Air Force. This unit flew 301 missions against Hitler's "Fortress Europe." This effort had a profound affect on the outcome of WWII in Europe.