The official training document compiled from the experiences of the fighter escorts of the "Mighty Eight". 144 pages. 52 colour plates. 8 figure plates. This volume focuses on the little known official Army Air Force report commissioned by the Eighth Air Force's VIII Fighter Command (FC) in May 1944. The detailed document chronicled the experiences of 24 pilots who had seen extensive service in the frontline escorting B-17s and B-24s on daylight raids deep into Germany.