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359th Fighter Groupby Jack Smith
Synopses & Reviews
The exploits of all 12 aces created by the group are detailed, along with the most significant missions flown. This book also discusses the various markings worn by the group's three squadrons, the 368th, 369th and 370th FSs
The 359th Fighter Group first saw action on 13 December 1943, it initially flew bomber escort sweeps in P47s, before converting to th P-51 in April 1944. The 359th was credited with the destruction of 351 enemy aircraft between December 1943 and May 1945.
About the Author
Jack Smith is a native of Charleston, West Virginia. A life-long aviation enthusiast, he has written a number of titles on World War 2 aviation specific to the USAAF. He is also a master modeller, creating museum-quality replicas.
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