49th Fighter Group: Aces of the Pacific (Aviation Elite by William N Hess,Chris Davey

By William N Hess,Chris Davey

The forty ninth FG was once despatched to Australia in early 1942 to assist stem the tide of eastern conquest in Java. Too past due to avoid wasting the island, the crowd went into motion within the defence of Darwin, Australia, the place the Forty-Niners' handful of P-40E Warhawks have been thrown into strive against along survivors from the defeated forces that had fled from the Philippines and Java. This e-book assesses the exceptional functionality of the forty ninth FG, pitted opposed to enhanced jap forces. via VJ-Day the crowd had scored 668 aerial victories and gained 3 exclusive Unit Citations and ten crusade stars for its striking efforts.

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