By Barrett Tillman
Popular aviation historian, Barrett Tillman, has performed a concise but exhaustive activity of analysis of the famed Marianas Turkey Shoot, the best air conflict of the Pacific battle. due to extensive interviews a lot of the tale is advised through individuals. those fascinating debts are augmented via Tillman's research. this massive layout booklet additionally offers either U.S. military and eastern order of conflict all the way down to squadron point for either provider and shore dependent plane. One map, forty seven black and white photographs. Six brush profiles of Hellcats, Avengers, Dauntlesses, Zeros, Judys and Vals (all by means of John Valo) offer a wealth of visible background. ultimate appendices offer losses and U.S. army aerial strive against claims for this old engagement of provider plane. forty eight pages, forty seven b/w images, six airplane profiles, appendices, 8.5x11 inches, softcover.
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Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea: The Marianas Turkey Shoot, June 19-20, 1944 by Barrett Tillman