Thunderbolt! The P-47

Thunderbolt! The P-47

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by Robert Johnson S.
     
 

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SUMMARY: They were outnumbered and underrated. They were fresh from the training fields in America and ordered to fight an enemy that had rewritten the book of war and brutally controlled a continent and the air above it. But the men of the 56th fighter group had courage and, more importantly, they had the P-47 Thunderbolt. This is the incredible story of the U.S.…  See more details below

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SUMMARY: They were outnumbered and underrated. They were fresh from the training fields in America and ordered to fight an enemy that had rewritten the book of war and brutally controlled a continent and the air above it. But the men of the 56th fighter group had courage and, more importantly, they had the P-47 Thunderbolt. This is the incredible story of the U.S. 56th Fighter Group as told by one of its best pilots, Robert S. Johnson,who would rack up a score of twenty-eight kills against the Luftwaffe and become one of America's top aces? one of a special breed of men who changed the course of history.

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ISBN-13:
9781876963859
Publisher:
ibooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
169,074
File size:
333 KB

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Thunderbolt! The P-47 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
cbmech More than 1 year ago
Well written &gives a great insight to daily lives of WW2 combat pilots. I bought my first copy the early 60's. Then my daughter found me a used copy in 2005. Now i've bought it for my nook. I've read it many times & and each time it proves again that the jug was the greatest fighter of the war.