RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces

RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces cover

Description

The P-51 Mustang and P-47 Thunderbolt were the finest American fighters of World War 2, and both saw service with the RAF in substantial numbers. The RAF began flying the Mustang in 1944, using it to fly bomber escort missions, and deploying to support the ground campaigns in Italy and the Balkans. It was also flown by a number of Polish units in the RAF. The P-47 Thunderbolt was the best fighter available in CBI theatre, where it was flown by a number of aces against the Japanese, mainly in a ground support role. Although these two fighter types are most associated with the Americans, they performed an important role serving in the RAF.

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Published Feb 20 2013
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781472801890
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 80 b/w; 36 col
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 93
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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