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The 5th Fighter Command in World War II Vol.2: The End in New Guinea, the Philippines, to V-J Day
     

The 5th Fighter Command in World War II Vol.2: The End in New Guinea, the Philippines, to V-J Day

by William Wolf
 
In Volume 2, of a planned three-volume set, the author continues his definitive history of the 5th Fighter Command combining grand world strategy and Pacific strategy with subsequent land and air campaigns. This book describes the 5FC as it continues on the offensive after the reduction of Rabaul in November 1943 and then decimates Japanese air power over western New

Overview

In Volume 2, of a planned three-volume set, the author continues his definitive history of the 5th Fighter Command combining grand world strategy and Pacific strategy with subsequent land and air campaigns. This book describes the 5FC as it continues on the offensive after the reduction of Rabaul in November 1943 and then decimates Japanese air power over western New Guinea, and on its approach to the Philippines. The final destruction of Japanese air and ground forces during the Philippines’ Campaigns until V-J Day concludes this ultimate chronicle of the Fifth Fighter Command making this history a must for every World War II aviation enthusiast. Volume three will cover: 5FC vs. Japan: Aces, Units, Aircraft, and Tactics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764342516
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/28/2012
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
782,142
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. William Wolf is a retired dentist whose passion is WWII air combat. He has over 22,000 books and three miles of microfilm on WWII in his library, and is the author of sixteen books and numerous articles on WWII aviation history.

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