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KIRKUS REVIEW

The work of the fighter pilots up to D-Day of June 6, 1944 --their training, experiences, air combat, and the knowledge they acquired as preparation for that day. A behind-the-scenes portrayal of the things that happened every day to the men who fly the Mustangs, Thunderbolts, Mosquitoes, etc. Here are Air Force firsts in E T O, the high stakes for which the boys gambled, the various squadrons and their special work -- photography, night operations, patrols; the mechanics of missions and details of operations: the boys of all nations flying with our Air Force: the character of the enemy; individual pilots and their careers...Continuous flow of story with stress on fighter pilots and lone combat -- a phase lose publicized than bombers.

Pub Date: March 12th, 1945
Page count: 11pp
Publisher: Macrae-Smith