P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI (Aircraft of the Aces #35) (Paperback)

P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI (Aircraft of the Aces #35) By Carl Molesworth, Jim Laurier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carl Molesworth, Jim Laurier (Illustrator)
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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 of the first P-38s and P-51s in 1944. The Warhawk became synonymous with the efforts of the AAF in the CBI, being used by some 40 aces to claim five or more kills between 1942-45. This volume is the first of four covering the exploits with the P-40 during World War 2.

About the Author

Jim Laurier is a native of New England and lives in New Hampshire. He attended Paier School of Art in Hamden, Connecticut, from 1974–78, and since graduating with Honours, he has been working professionally in the field of Fine Art and Illustration. He has been commissioned to paint for the US Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781841760797
ISBN-10: 184176079X
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: December 25th, 2000
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Aircraft of the Aces