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  1. Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England
    Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England
    Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England
    Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England
    Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England
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  2. Thunderbolt to War - An American Fighter Pilot in England

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Thunderbolt to War gives a remarkable insight into the structure and operations of a leading USAAF Fighter Squadron in England during the Second World War, together with personal thoughts and feelings of skilled fighter pilot, Clint Sperry. The 353rd Fighter Group was a rarely celebrated 'workhorse' of Eighth Fighter Command, but names of some of its charismatic leaders still resonate today. The 18-victory ace Walter Beckham and aggressive Glenn E. Duncan were among those who led Clint to war. He and his colleagues faced many frustrating and perilous experiences; encountering enemy fighters and flak and also treacherous weather and mechanical problems in the bloody battles over Europe. To survive was a lottery, but those with previous flying hours before entering service had the advantage of experience. Clint's successes and traumas are highlighted to give a true picture of a fighter pilot's war. He flew 106 missions in the P47 Thunderbolt, was awarded 3 DFCs, and credited with destroying or probably destroying five enemy aircraft as well as many targets on the ground by strafing and bombing.

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Fonthill Media
118 photographs
118 photographs
Fonthill Media
Fonthill Media
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This is a great book. All 47 fans should buy this book, an excellent addition to your home library. Very tough to put down.
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