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Military Conflict:
World War II
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SKU:0004849

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SKU:
0004849
Military Conflict:
World War II

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Ferguson & Pascalis. This heavily illustrated book examines the exploits of the 49th Fighter Group during World War II, from its June, 1941, formation as the 49th Pursuit Group at Selfridge Field, Michigan, through its role as the first complete expeditionary unit to depart the U.S. following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its success as the top-scoring Army Air Force fighter group in the Pacific Theater with 678 victories. Includes profiles of notable pilots such as Paul Wurtsmith, Boyd "Buzz" Wagner, Jack Donalson, John Landers, Joe Kruzel, George Preddy and top aces Richard Bong (40 victories) and Thomas McGuire (38). 320 pages, 600 B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover.