The Jagged Edge of Duty: A Fighter Pilot's World War II

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"The World War II fighter-pilot story. On the very first day of the invasion of Sicily, three months into his combat career, Allan Knepper flew his P-38 Lightning fighter in a squadron sent out to sweep the island and interdict German ground targets. Retreating German infantry unexpectedly pounded the American flyers. Knepper was one of two shot down; he was never found. Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II. Richardson recounts Knepper's experiences from training ...

The Jagged Edge of Duty: A Fighter Pilot's World War II 2017, Stackpole Books

ISBN-13: 9780811718424

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