Spitfires & Yellow Tail Mustangs: The U.S. 52nd Fighter Group in WWII

Spitfires & Yellow Tail Mustangs: The U.S. 52nd Fighter Group in WWII

by Tom Ivie, Paul Ludwig
     
 

• Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 aces• Vivid episodes of aerial combat during the key campaigns for Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and more• Nicknamed "Yellow Tails" for the color markings on their aircraft• The unit flew British Spitfires before switching…  See more details below

Overview

• Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 aces• Vivid episodes of aerial combat during the key campaigns for Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and more• Nicknamed "Yellow Tails" for the color markings on their aircraft• The unit flew British Spitfires before switching to P-51 Mustangs• Includes rare photos and color artwork

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811713122
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,116,993
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Ivie is also author of 352nd Fighter Group. He lives near Cincinnati, Ohio. Paul Ludwig has written P-51 Mustang.

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