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

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The forty ninth FG was once despatched to Australia in early 1942 to aid stem the tide of jap conquest in Java. Too overdue 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 wrestle along survivors from the defeated forces that had fled from the Philippines and Java. This ebook assesses the phenomenal functionality of the forty ninth FG, pitted opposed to more suitable eastern forces. by way of VJ-Day the crowd had scored 668 aerial victories and gained 3 distinctive Unit Citations and ten crusade stars for its amazing efforts.

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