Marino, James I.
November 2005
World War II;Nov2005, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p12
Focuses on the combat missions of the U.S. 859th Bombardment Squadron. Background on the service of the squadron; Overview of the first combat operation of the 859th on May 11, 1944; Number of the squardron's military missions as the Allies launched Operation Overlord.


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