Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI

Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI cover

Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI

In stock
£15.29 RRP £16.99 Website price saving £1.70 (10%)

This product is usually dispatched within 10-14 days


Although far better known for their exploits over the war torn skies of Germany and Italy, the USAAF's premier fighters, the P-47 and P-51, also made significant contributions to the victory against Japan from 1943 onwards. This book relates the appearance of the Allison-engined A-36As and P-51As over Rangoon from India in November 1943, the 1st Air Commando Group in China, P-47s over the jungles of New Guinea in 1943, escorting B-29s on long-range bombing sorties against the Home Islands in 1944-45 and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

Introduction/P-47 Comes to the Pacific/P-51s Over Burma/Fifth Air Force P-47s in 1944-45/P-51's Over the Philippines/P-51s of the Fourteenth Air Force/Central Pacific/Appendices

Product details

Published 01 May 1999
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781855327801
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 26
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Discover More

Visit our exclusive member's website to see artwork, maps, and more from this book.


Book Vote

Tell us what titles you would like to see published by Osprey, then vote for your favourites in our monthly book vote!

Related Titles

Sign up for Osprey membership for access to thousands of plane profiles, maps, battle scenes and more. Plus up to 30% off website purchases

Free UK delivery for orders £30 and over