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    Series Aviation Elite Units Wymiary 248 x 184mm count of pages 128 ISBN 9781841765372 Date of publication 2003 05 20 The first title in the Elite Units series to deal with an American bombardment group this title focuses on the 303rd BG dubbed the Hells Angels One of the very first B 17 units assigned to the newly created Eighth Air Force in England in September 1942 the 303rd was

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    MAPY PRZEWODNIKI MILITARIA Books 30th Punjabis MAA 031 James Lawford Aby kupić musisz być zalogowany Cover Price 9 99 GBP Retail price 35 00 ZL detals Publisher OSPREY Series Men at Arms Wymiary 248 x 184 mm count of pages 48 ISBN 9780850450613 Date of publication 1972 06 15 This book examines the uniforms equipment history and organisation of the 30th Punjabis from 1857 to their service in World War

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    184mm count of pages 128 ISBN 9781846030444 Date of publication 2007 01 10 The USAAF s Tuskegee Experiment designed to prove that African Americans were not capable of flying combat aircraft ironically resulted in the creation of one of the USAAF s elite units Crewed by highly educated and exceptionally motivated men the 99th Fighter Squadron led by Col Benjamin O Davis later joined by the 100th 301st and 302nd FS to form the 332nd Fighter Group first flew ground attack missions in P 40s in North Africa and participated in the destruction and surrender of Pantelleria off Sicily Later after the unit was equipped with P 51 Mustangs the Redtails began flying escort missions deep into Germany The unit scoreboard boasted 111 aerial kills including several Me 262 jets 150 strafing victories 950 vehicles and railway rolling stock destroyed and the sinking of a German destroyer by war s end The group were both feared and respected by the Germans who called them the Schwartze Voglemenschen Black Birdmen and revered by others as the Black Red tail Angels partly because of their distinct red tailed aircraft and partly because they never lost a bomber under escort to enemy air

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    blue noses of their P 51s and their wartime base in Norfolk the 352nd was one of the most successful fighter groups in the Eighth Air Force Credited with 791 5 enemy aircraft destroyed between October 1943 and May 1945 the 352nd finished fourth in the ranking of all groups within VIII Fighter Command Initially equipped with P 47s the group transitioned to P 51s just prior to D Day

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    Dubbed the Pioneer Mustang Group the 354th FG was responsible for debuting the Merlin engined P 51B in the European Theatre of Operations ETO in December 1943 Its arrival in England in the autumn of that year also saw the groups become the first fighter outfit to be assigned to the newly created tactical Ninth Air Force Due to the Mustang s outstanding range it was quickly seen as being

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  • Internews - magazines, newspapers, books from every corner of the World Books in english, World bestsellers
    arrive in the UK for service in the ETO with the Eighth Air Force First seeing action on 13 December 1943 the group initially flew bomber escort sweeps in P 47s before converting to the ubiquitous P 51 in March April 1944 Based at East Wretham in Norfolk throughout its time in the ETO the 359th was credited with the destruction of 351 enemy aircraft destroyed between December 1943 and

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    of publication 2007 02 07 Formed with the best available fighter pilots in the Southwest Pacific the 475th Fighter Group was the pet project of Fifth Air Force chief General George C Kenney From the time the group entered combat in August 1943 until the end of the war it was the fastest scoring group in the Pacific and remained one of the crack fighter units in the entire US

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    an impressive history against the Luftwaffe during the final year of the war flying from RAF Wattisham in rural Suffolk Despite the group s P 38s not being highly regarded in the Eighth Air Force due to their unsuitability for high altitude combat the 479th s pilots had a fierce pride of arms Such fighting spirit earned them a Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation in the late summer of 1944 following their destruction of literally hundreds of German aircraft in the air and on the ground The 479th was also unique in being credited with the USAAF s first German jet a rocket powered Me 163 kill in July 1944 Finally the 479th was the very last frontline operator of the iconic Lightning in the Eighth Air Force and produced a handful of aces flying the type including the legendary Robin Olds Eventually transitioning to the P 51D in September 1944 the 479th excelled with the Mustang its pilots claimed more than 200 aerial and strafing victories during a period when a diminishing enemy presence made targets hard to find Remaining in the thick of the action until the very end of the war in Europe the 479th FG was credited

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