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Fighting Seventeen: A Photographic History of VF17 in World War II (Schiffer 9780764336645)

Fighting Seventeen: A Photographic History of VF17 in World War II  9780764336645
Fighting Seventeen: A Photographic History of VF17 in World War II (Schiffer 9780764336645)
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Category:Books on aviation
Subcategory:WW2 US Units
ISBN/Box:9780764336645
Publisher/Brand:Schiffer
Author:Lee Cook
Format:a4
No. Pages:304
Version:Hard cover
Language:English
Availability:only 1 remaining

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Category Books on aviation, Subcategory WW2 US Units, ISBN/Box 9780764336645, Publisher/Brand Schiffer, Author Lee Cook, Format a4, No. Pages 304, Version Hard cover, Language English

This is the true story in photographs, of the famous U.S. Navy Fighting Squadron Seventeen. Flying the new Chance Vought F4U Corsair they broke combat records in the Pacific and were instrumental in proving this powerful new fighter to the Navy in World War II. Amongst Fighting 17’s heroic exploits were shooting down 152 Japanese aircraft in aerial combat in only seventy-six days. Tom Blackburn led the squadron to a Navy Unit Commendation and made the “Skull and Crossbones Squadron” one of the most successful squadron’s in the annals of air warfare.

over 900 color/bw images



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