Corsair: Vought's F4U in World War II and Korea  9780764355035

Corsair: Vought's F4U in World War II and Korea

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Series Legends of Warfare

Publisher/Brand Schiffer

Author David Doyle

Format 22 x 22 cm

No. Pages 112

Version Hard cover

Language English

Category Books on aviation

Subcategory WW2 US » WW2 US Aircraft

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The F4U Corsair, designed by Vought and produced by that firm, as well as, Goodyear and Brewster Aeronautical Corporation, would not only rack up an impressive 11:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, but go on to serve through the Korean War as well. The iconic inverted gull wing of the aircraft, along with its distinctive whistling sound made the Corsair unmistakable to friend and foe alike. The Corsair was remarkable not only in serving the US Navy and Marine Corps in two wars, but also remaining in production through 1952. The Corsair was also the mount of some of the nation's most distinguished aces, including Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, Ken Walsh, and Tom Blackburn. Through carefully researched photos, many of which have never before been published and which are reproduced in remarkable clarity, the history and details of this iconic aircraft are revealed. Part of the Legends of Warfare series.



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