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Fighter pilots of World War II

Robert Jackson

Fighter pilots of World War II

by Robert Jackson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.,
  • Air pilots -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Jackson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785 .J32 1976b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4882629M
    LC Control Number76011691

    Fighter Pilots of World War II by Robert Jackson starting at $ Fighter Pilots of World War II has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Book Description. New Guinea Skies is the personal story of a World War II fighter pilot stationed in the South Pacific. Built around the framework of the author’s war diary, this book chronicles his life from boyhood on an Indiana farm through pilot training and into wartime action as a member of the 39th Fighter Squadron–the first squadron equipped .

    Great American fighter pilots of World War II. New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Online version: Loomis, Robert D. Great American fighter pilots of World War II. New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Loomis. World War 2 aviation book on Russian women fighter pilots The Best Kept Russian Secret of World War II. By the close of World War II almost 1, Russian women had flown combat missions in every type of Soviet warplane. This was kept secret, not by the Soviets but by the Allies, from the general public in the West.

    Overview: This is the story of Allied fighter pilots and the part they played in all the principal operational theatres of World War II. It also tells of life on the wartime airfield and how ground crew kept the aircraft ready for action either in the bitter cold of a Scottish winter or the sweltering heat of the North African desert. In World War II, Olds quickly became a top fighter pilot and squadron commander by the age of 22—a double ace with 12 aerial victories. But it was in Vietnam where the man became a legend. He motivated a dejected group of pilots by placing himself under junior officers and challenging them to train him properly.


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