Â?Down to Earth' Strafing Aces of the Eighth Air Force

Â?Down to Earth' Strafing Aces of the Eighth Air Force

Like The Long Reach, Down to Earth is a message from the battle at its height, told in their own words by the men who fight' this is how Brig-Gen Francis Griswold, VIII Fighter Command, ends his introduction to this book. His official endorsement reveals just how important a document Down to Earth was to the teaching of tyro fighter pilots heading for action in the ETO. More leading aces were lost to flak whilst ground strafing than to German fighters. In this book… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 128 pages

Language: English


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