57th Fighter Group: First in the Blue

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Organized in January 1941, just as the United States was building up military forces for its inevitable entry into World War II, the 57th Fighter Group was the first USAAF fighter unit to go into action in North Africa. It went on to establish a number of other 'firsts' during its illustrious combat history in this theatre. Flying P-40 Warhawks, the pilots of the 57th entered combat in August 1942 and fought throughout the final Allied advance from El Alamein through the Axis surrender in Tunisia, the capture of Sicily and ...

57th Fighter Group: First in the Blue 2011, Osprey Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781849083379

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57th Fighter Group: First in the Blue 2011, Osprey Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781849083386

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