A Photographic History of VF-17 in World War II
Cook. This photo-history examines U.S. Navy Fighting Squadron Seventeen, the original "Jolly Rogers," who, flying F4U Corsairs under the command of 11-victory ace Tom Blackburn, shot down 152 Japanese aircraft in only 76 days. You'll view the aircraft and meet the pilots, including leading aces Ira Kepford (16) and Roger Hedrick (12). 304 pages, 300+ color and B&W photographs and illustrations, 8½"x 11", hardcover.