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4th Fighter Group: Debden Eagles: OAEU#30 SC++SALE++ *NSI* by Osprey Publications

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  • 4th Fighter Group: Debden Eagles: Osprey Aviation Elite Units #30 softcover++SALE++ *NSI*

    Published 2008, 128 pages, black & white photographs, 36 colour profiles, softcover, 7 1/4" x 9 3/4"

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4th Fighter Group: Debden Eagles: Osprey Aviation Elite Units #30 softcover++SALE++ *NSI*

Formed around a nucleus of pilots already seasoned by their experience as volunteers in the RAF's Eagle Squadrons, the 4th Fighter Group was established in England in October 1942. Initially flying Spitfires, the Debden Eagles went on to fly the P-47 and P-51, becoming, in July 1943, the first Eighth Air Force fighter group to penetrate German air space. The group's record of 583 air and 469 ground victories was unmatched in the Eighth Air Force, and the group produced a cast of characters that included legendary aces Don Blakeslee, Pierce McKennon, "Kid” Hofer, Duane Beeson, Steve Pisanos and Howard Hively. Involved in the D-Day landings, Operation Market Garden, the Battle of the Bulge and the crossing of the Rhine, the group's achievements came at a high price, with a 42 percent casualty rate. Packed with first-hand accounts, detailed aircraft profiles and full combat histories, this book is an intriguing insight into the best-known American fighter unit in World War II.


Published 2008, 128 pages, black & white photographs, 36 colour profiles, softcover, 7 1/4" x 9 3/4"

++SALE++ +In stock items only+ **Non-Stock Item**Special Order Only

 

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  • Code 161737
  • EAN 9781846033216
  • SKU 9781846033216
  • Weight 600
  • Size X 19
  • Size Y 25
  • Size Z 1
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