P-38 Lightning Aces of the Pacific and CBI (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 14)

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The P-38 was used on virtually every front to which the USAAF were committed, but enjoyed its greatest successes in the Pacific and China-Burma-India (CBI) theatres. The speed, range and firepower of the P-38 made it the favourite of nearly all aircrew fighting in the Solomons, New Guinea and the Philippines, and over 1800 Japanese aircraft fell to its guns. From the first encounters at the end of 1942 until the Lightning scored the final Fifth Air force victories in August 1945, these pilots made the Pacific skies very much their own battleground.

Product Details

  • Series: Aircraft of the Aces (Book 14)
  • Paperback: 100 pages
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (April 15, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1855326337
  • ISBN-13: 978-1855326330
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.2 x 244.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces