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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The first USAAF fighters to engage the Japanese in World War 2, a handful of P-40s rose to defend Pearl Harbor from attack on the morning of 7 December 1941. Warhawk units were also heavily involved in the ill-fated fight to stem invading Japanese forces in the Philippines and Java
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book details the colourful experiences of the elite pilots of the AAF's Tenth and Fourteenth Air Forces in the 'forgotten' China-Burma-India theatre during WW2. Inheriting the legacy of the American Volunteer Group (AVG), units such as the 23rd FG 'held the line' against overwhelming Japanese forces until the arrival
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Carl Molesworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Thrown into action following the Torch landings of late 1942, the 'green' American pilots flying the obsolescent P-40F suffered cruelly at the hands of seasoned German fighter pilots flying superior machines. Those that survived learnt quickly, and a handful of Warhawk pilots succeeded in making ace by the time the
‘Twelve to One’ V Fighter Command Aces of the Pacific
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Tony Holmes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume details the experiences of 107 elite American aces in combat against the Japanese. The highest scoring US pilots of World War 2 fought against the Japanese Army Air Force and Imperial Japanese Navy over the jungles of New Guinea and the Philippines. Flying P-38s and P-47s, men such
Modelling the P-40
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Brett Green
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the war. Modellers are well served with P-40