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Title:
P-51 Mustang combat missions : first-hand accounts of P-51 Mustang ops over Nazi Europe
Author:
Bowman, Martin W.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Metro Books, [2013]
Physical Description:
156 pages ; 29 cm
Summary:
"P-51 Mustang combat missions brings to life what it was like to fly - and take into battle - one of the defining fighter aircraft of World War II. The tactics, violence, and tension of U.S. fighter missions in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) are revealed in exceptional drams and detail. More than seventy first-person accounts from P-51 Mustang pilots, including renowned aces. Detailed accounts of every type of P-51 operation, from bomber escorts over the Reich to hedge-skimming strafing runs over German airfields in occupied France. Authoritative explanations of the P-51's historical development and technical characteristics. More than 300 high-quality archive and memorabilia photos." -- p.4 of cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781435146129
Format :
Book