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By Jerry Scutts

This ebook charts the tale of the lesser identified aces who flew the effective Republic airplane as a tactical fighter-bomber with the 9th Air strength, instead of as a long-range escort. It additionally info the exploits of the Mediterranean-based 325th FG, which used to be the single P-47 staff in the strategic 15th Air strength. Thunderbolt aces in the 9th Air strength, rather, have been infrequent, regardless of a few 15 teams flying the fighter. helping troops at the flooring instead of looking for aerial foes, used to be the secret for the boys of the 9th. notwithstanding, with the Luftwaffe frequently opposing such sorties via to April 1945, greater than 20 pilots had the chance to attain 5 or extra kills and 'make ace'.

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