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With a Bristol Fighter Squadron By Walter Noble D.F.C.
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Walter Noble was born on 15 October 1884 and joined the British Army straight from school, serving in the South African War of 1899-1902, as well as the 1906 Natal Rebellion in that country. He then... More > left the service to become a tea planter in India. Following the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914, he rejoined the Army and served in the 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment before requesting a transfer to the Royal Flying Corps in September 1917, to train as an observer. Transferred in early 1918 to No.20 Squadron, a Bristol F.2b two-seater unit in France, he served with this squadron for the next seven months, during which he was personally credited with shooting down 12 enemy aircraft, nine together with Lt David John Weston D.F.C., whilst two were with Lt Paul Iacacci and one with 2Lt L.P. Roberts. Injured and hospitalised at least once during this time, following a crash landing, he published his wartime memoir, With A Bristol Fighter Squadron, in 1920.< Less
Silent Voices from the Past - The Men of the 395th Fighter Squadron By Kenton Baughman
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A record of the men who served in the 395th Fighter Squadron, which belonged to the 368th Fighter Group. It was formed in 1943 after the start of World War II. The history ends at V-E Day in the... More > summer of 1945. Short stories from the surviving members are included.< Less
Silent Voices from the Past - The Men of the 397th Fighter Squadron By Kenton Baughman
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A record of the men who served in the 397th Fighter Squadron, which belonged to the 368th Fighter Group. It was formed in 1943 after the start of World War II. The history ends at V-E Day in the... More > early summer of 1945. Enlistment records and short stories from the surviving members are included< Less
P-47 Thunderbolt Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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Known as the "Jug" because of its fuselage shape, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt flew in every theatre of WWII except Alaska. Nearly 13,000 were built by war's end. The large aircraft... More > carrier eight Browning machine guns and up to 2,000 lbs. of bombs or rockets, and proved an effective fighter and bomber. The radial Pratt and Whitney powerplant put out over 2500 h.p. and propelled the P-47 at a maximum speed of 426 mph at 30,000 feet. Originally published by the U.S. Army Air Force, this handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. This affordable facsimile of a real WWII manual has been reformatted. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
359th Fighter Group, 1943-1945 By Thomas H. Raines
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Merriam Press Military Reprint 6. Pictorial history of the 359th Fighter Group (Headquarters Squadron and 368th, 369th and 370th Fighter Squadrons), 448th Air Service Group (Headquarters and Base... More > Service Squadron), 824th Air Engineering Squadron, 648th Air Materiel Squadron, and 3rd Gunnery, Tow-Target Flight, Eighth Air Force, USAAF, based at East Wretham. The Group flew 346 missions in P-47s and, later, P-51s, between 13 December 1943 and 20 April 1945. Officially credited with 373 aerial kills, 23 probables, and 185 damaged. They destroyed 364 locomotives and over 1,000 rail cars, and destroyed and damaged hundreds of military vehicles. Narrative plus numerous facts and data. First Reprint Edition (July 2012). 514 photos, including portraits of all pilots, plus aircraft, operations, and combat.< Less
359th Fighter Group, 1943-1945 By Thomas H. Raines
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Merriam Press Military Reprint 6. Pictorial history of the 359th Fighter Group (Headquarters Squadron and 368th, 369th and 370th Fighter Squadrons), 448th Air Service Group (Headquarters and Base... More > Service Squadron), 824th Air Engineering Squadron, 648th Air Materiel Squadron, and 3rd Gunnery, Tow-Target Flight, Eighth Air Force, USAAF, based at East Wretham. The Group flew 346 missions in P-47s and, later, P-51s, between 13 December 1943 and 20 April 1945. Officially credited with 373 aerial kills, 23 probables, and 185 damaged. They destroyed 364 locomotives and over 1,000 rail cars, and destroyed and damaged hundreds of military vehicles. Narrative plus numerous facts and data. First Reprint Edition (July 2012). 514 photos, including portraits of all pilots, plus aircraft, operations, and combat.< Less
Jimmy's Letters: The Correspondence of an American WWII Fighter Pilot By Elizabeth Badenhausen
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Lieutenant James J Ferris III was a Fighter Pilot during WWII who flew 70 European missions before being killed on a Postwar Flying Mission in England on June 19, 1945. He flew a P-51 Mustang with... More > the 368th Fighter Squadron / 359th Fighter Group of the 8th Air Force. The story of his life during his service to his country is told through the letters and newspaper articles his mother collected and saved in a scrapbook. The scrapbook reveals the story of an idyllic young man who loved God, Family and his Country. This book is a recreation of the scrapbook that tells his story.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 37: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Pictorial history of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in... More > 1938. The Warhawk was used by most Allied powers during World War II, and remained in frontline service until the end of the war. It was the third most-produced American fighter, after the P-51 and P-47; by November 1944, when production of the P-40 ceased, 13,738 had been built. History with photos and illustrations covering development, operational history, variants and more, in service with the USAAF, RAF, RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF, NEIAF, Finland, France, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Japan. 562 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Silent Voices From the Past By Kenton Baughman
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A record of the men who served in the 396th Fighter Squadron, which belonged to the 368th Fighter Group. It was formed in 1943 after the start of World War II. This history ends at V-E Day in the... More > summer of 1945. Short stories of many of the forty three surviving members (as of June 2011) are included.< Less
Silent Voices From the Past By Kenton Baughman
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A record of the men who served in the 396th Fighter Squadron, which belonged to the 368th Fighter Group. It was formed in 1943 after the start of World War II. This history ends at V-E Day in the... More > summer of 1945. Short stories of many of the twenty two surviving members (as of January 2016) are included.< Less

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