Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special No. 3 (First eBook Edition, 2016). Third in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview featuring 407 color and B&W photos, drawings and illustrations of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber. Also includes coverage of the XB-41 long range escort, C-87 Liberator Express, C-109 fuel tanker models. The B-24 was used in World War II by several Allied air forces and navies, and by every branch of the American armed forces during the war, attaining a distinguished war record with its operations in the Western European, Pacific, Mediterranean, and CBI Theaters. The B-24 provided excellent service in a variety of roles thanks to its large payload and long range. Also included are (1) Operation Tidal Wave - the low-level strike against the Ploesti oil fields, in Romania on 1 August 1943 and (2) Flying the B-24 Bomber Was No Picnic. The B-24 ended World War II as the most produced heavy bomber in history.