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Ace of Aces

George C. Kenney

Ace of Aces

The Dick Bong Story

by George C. Kenney

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Champlin Fighter Museum Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Army Air Forces,
  • Biography,
  • Bong, Richard I,
  • Fighter pilots,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8319224M
    ISBN 100912173068
    ISBN 109780912173061


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Great Book about a little known underrated great RAF Ace and forgotten World War Theatre of War. Squadron Keader Marmaduke 'Pat' Pattle deserves more recognition as one of the all time great Allied Aces of WW2. What's more his record with a obsolete Glocester Gladiator is remarkable5(10).

Dick Bong: America's Ace of Aces is a remarkable book that uncovers the short, but fascinating, career of Americas greatest fighter pilot. It is full of brilliant insights provided Ace of Aces book Kenney who was able to watch this young man develop before his life was cruelly cut short testing a 5().

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In this biography his former commanding officer General George C. Kenney recounts his life; from his early life in Wisconsin, his sweetheart Marge, and his aerial exploits. Kenney enriches the narrative with personal anecdotes that illuminate the modest unassuming but determinedly heroic, Ace of Aces.

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How to play Ace of Aces Game. Each book focuses on the fighter pilots who became aces flying a particular aircraft in a particular war or theatre of war, with first hand accounts from the aces themselves.

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Its members included the likes of Francis Gabreski, Zemke, Robert Johnson, Schilling, Dade and others who were all aces. Gabreski and Johnson became the top American aces in the European theatre for WWII. They flew P Thunderbolts.

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Although he missed the Battle of Britain, when slow- flying bombers were abundant and easy targets for fighters, by he had notched up 2 enemy 'kills' - all fighters, which took.

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