475 FG

475 FG : 1943-1945

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- Free masking foil and decal sheets for modelers- Bonus scale photo-etched cockpit detailsA complete history of this USAAF P-38 Lightning unit, which operated in the Pacific theater, providing an intriguing look at the clashes between the 475 FG and the Japanese in the Philippines and more. The 475th Fighter Group was perhaps the best known of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning groups in this theater of operations since it contained among its personnel the top scoring flying aces in the Pacific - Richard I. Bong (40 kills) and Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. (38 kills), both Medal of Honor recipients.By the war's end, no fewer than 38 other pilots from the 475th had achieved ace status while flying exclusively P-38s. The book also includes bonus scale photo-etched cockpit details. About the SeriesAir Miniatures is a series of books which focuses on the combat history of combat aircraft units. Each volume covers the history of the air unit, its organization, equipment, camouflage, markings and detailed descriptions of the day-to-day exploits of the unit's air combat. Includes over 50 photographs, as well as maps, color profile artwork and free extras for modelers, with decals, photo-etched brass and masking foil.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.22 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
  • Kagero Oficyna Wydawnicza
  • Lublin, Poland
  • 75 b/w photos, 12 profiles
  • 8389088509
  • 9788389088505
  • 2,611,424

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