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Corsair Aces of World War II

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Publisher Comments:

The speed with which the Corsair was rushed into service as a land-based fighter obliged the pilots to learn on the job. The aircraft soon proved to be superior to the Japanese Zero and played a major part in the destruction of Japans elite air forces in the South Pacific. Later, in an effort to counter the Kamikaze threat, the Corsair was once again hurriedly pressed into service; this time in its originally intended role as a shipboard fighter. This versatile aircraft saw service with the US Navy and Marines, the British Fleet Air Arm and the RNZAF. Most of the 4FU pilots who recount their experiences within these pages considered it to be the best all-round fighter in the Pacific theatre.

Synopsis:

The gull-winged Corsairs were the best fighters in the Pacific. Filled with color illustrations, archival photos and first-hand interviews from pilots.

About the Author

Mark Styling is better known to readers of the Aircraft of the Aces and Combat Aircraft series as the profile artist for such titles as Hellcat Aces of World War 2, Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45 and P-61 Units of World War 2. A full-time commercial artist, Mark works from his home in the East London suburb of Hackney.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855325302
Author:
Scutts, Jerry
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Styling, Mark
Author:
Styling, Mark
Location:
London, U.K.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Fighter pilots
Subject:
Aerial operations, american
Subject:
Aerial operations, british
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Corsair
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Osprey aircraft of the aces .
Series Volume:
08
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
9.78x7.27x.33 in. .70 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The gull-winged Corsairs were the best fighters in the Pacific. Filled with color illustrations, archival photos and first-hand interviews from pilots.
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