By Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey, Russell Guest
Книга Above the Lines:A whole list of the Fighter Aces of the German Air... Above the Lines:A whole checklist of the Fighter Aces of the German Air provider, Naval Air carrier and Flanders Marine Corps, 1914 - 1918 Книги Вооружение Автор: Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey & Russell visitor. Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат.:Grub highway Страниц: 259 Размер: 152.15 ISBN: 0948817739 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This booklet outlines in exhaustive information the biographies of the aces of the German Air provider, Naval Air carrier, and Flanders Marine Corps. Introductory notes supply, ordinarily, position and date of delivery, past army carrier, and postwar profession. however the such a lot striking success via the authors is of their study into the victory claims of the pilots, and particularly Manfred von Richtofen. In each case, the biographies comprise a whole checklist of all claims made, through date, time, position, including the kind of plane.
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On 1 November 1943 VMF-211 provided air cover for the invasion of Bourgainville by the Third Marine Division, fighting off repeated made visual contact difficult. Now we wcre attacks by Japanese planes based at Rabaul on New Britain Island. By late crossing thc Solomon Sea, aiming for thc December 1943 they were based at the Torokina airstrip on Bougainville and northern perimeter of Rabaul. We didn't think began making escort and sweep attacks on Rabaul. On 3 January 1944 Wally of it at the time, but to the left of us was the Thomson accompanied 'Pappy' Boyington on a fighter sweep to Rabaul during yawning New Britain Trcnch wherc the occan which Boyington was shot down and imprisoned by the Japanese.
Of the were dead, although the possibility that they After several years of procrastination and, unhappily, excessive drinking, in many a genius, he was loved by many, and hated Squadron - the Black Sheep - was due to be Pappy in 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where what was really driving that gifted, complex eleven Marine Corps pilots who were awarded shipped back to the States in one week. Soon he was kind enough to autograph a copy for man. Certainly on that occasion he was push- the Congressional Medal of Honor, Boyington afterwards, fourteen pilots from VMF-214 - me.
The enemy anti-aircraft guns came were speckled with many wrecked airplanes, to the left in front of my course. It was appar- cooking Jakes apparently burned their mooring and it was very difficult to be sure we were not ent that the crew of the 20ft [6m] boat felt lines, because they began to drift away from the released the bomb, the target was clearly visible ,hooting decoys or hulks already claimed by secure hugging the shoreline. I rolled my fighter shore; in another minute they fell arart, scat- to me, because my gunfire in the previous straf- someone else.