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

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 overdue to avoid wasting the island, the gang 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 ebook assesses the exceptional functionality of the forty ninth FG, pitted opposed to greater jap forces. by way of VJ-Day the gang had scored 668 aerial victories and received 3 unique Unit Citations and ten crusade stars for its remarkable efforts.

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