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|Fighter Pilot |
The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu.
Boomhower. This biography examines the incredible World War II exploits of U.S. Navy 19-victory ace Alex Vraciu. You'll read about his experiences flying the F6F Hellcat, in which he shot down six Japanese dive-bombers in eight minutes on June 19, 1944; sank a large Japanese merchant ship with a well-placed bomb; was shot down over the Philippines in December, 1944; and more. You'll even read about the five weeks he spent fighting alongside Filipino guerillas! 170 pages, B&W photographs, 7"x 8¾", hardcover.
|The 5th Air Force |
Paloque. Filled with rare archival images and hundreds of color profiles that detail aircraft markings, this book examines the World War II experience of the 5th U.S. Army Air Force, which was created in February, 1942, fought in the southwest Pacific, and included in its ranks the two highest-scoring American aces of all time: Richard Bong and Thomas McGuire. 112 pages, 120 B&W photographs and 220 color profiles, 8"x 10", softcover.
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