Free Shipping on All USA Orders Over $149!

Aces of the Mighty Eighth

By: Osprey

Type: Softcover

Product Line: General Aviation

Last Stocked on 6/19/2020

Product Info

Title
Aces of the Mighty Eighth
Publisher
Product Line
Category
Author
Jerry Scutts, John Stanaway
Publish Year
2002
Pages
286
Dimensions
7.5x9.5x.9"
MFG. Part #
OSPSPE015
Type
Softcover

Description

This book combines Aircraft of the Aces 1: ‘Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force’, Aircraft of the Aces 19: ‘P-38 Lighting Aces of the ETO/MTO’ and Aircraft of the Aces 24: ‘P-47 Thunderbolt Aces of the Eighth Air Force’. The three most distinguished and best known US fighter aircraft of World War II were undoubtedly the P-38, the P-51 and the P-47. This book assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of each legendary aircraft, and uncovers the personalities and achievements of their greatest 'ace' pilots. The daylight raids on the Third Reich, when P-51 pilots went head to head with the cream of the Luftwaffe; the less-celebrated yet equally outstanding exploits of the P-38 over Germany's heartland, and the evolving combat tactics that enabled the heavy P-47 to hold its own against more nimble German opponents are all detailed in this volume.

Just added to your cart

Product Added to Cart

Continue Shopping

Just added to your want list

Product Added to Want List

Continue Shopping