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Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI
     

Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI

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by John Stanaway
 

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Although far better known for their exploits over the war torn skies of Germany and Italy, the USAAF's premier fighters, the P-47 and P-51, also made significant contributions to the victory against Japan from 1943 onwards. This book relates the appearance of the Allison-engined A-36As and P-51As over Rangoon from India in November 1943, the 1st Air Commando Group in

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Although far better known for their exploits over the war torn skies of Germany and Italy, the USAAF's premier fighters, the P-47 and P-51, also made significant contributions to the victory against Japan from 1943 onwards. This book relates the appearance of the Allison-engined A-36As and P-51As over Rangoon from India in November 1943, the 1st Air Commando Group in China, P-47s over the jungles of New Guinea in 1943, escorting B-29s on long-range bombing sorties against the Home Islands in 1944-45 and elsewhere.

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"For aficionados of the famous P-47 and P-51, this book documents the history, personalities and aerial engagements of Thunderbolts and Mustangs. Illustrated with numerous photos, this book has plenty for historians of the Pacific, or anyone interested in stories about air combat in WWII." -www.pacificwrecks.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781472801944
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/20/2013
Series:
Aircraft of the Aces , #26
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
Sales rank:
565,544
File size:
24 MB
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Meet the Author

John Stanaway has written two best-selling volumes in the Aces series both covering the exploits of the greatest Pacific fighter of them all, the P-38 Lightning. He is also an official historian of the National P-38 Pilots' Association.

Tom has illustrated a number of books in both the Aces and Combat Aircraft series. He was the first artist to produce material for Osprey Aviation electronically. Tom's most recent work can be found in Aces 26 and Combat Aircraft 16 and 20

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Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and Cbi 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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