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Corsair The Saga Of The Legendary Bent Wing Fighter Bomber Walter A. Musciano

Corsair The Saga Of The Legendary Bent Wing Fighter Bomber

Walter A. Musciano

Published September 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780764332326
Hardcover
343 pages
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This book describes the development of the legendary F4U Corsair, and follows it into battle from Guadalcanal to the Indian Ocean, Central Pacific Ocean, Korea, Africa, and Central America, and throughout its lengthy military career into Korea. AlsoMoreThis book describes the development of the legendary F4U Corsair, and follows it into battle from Guadalcanal to the Indian Ocean, Central Pacific Ocean, Korea, Africa, and Central America, and throughout its lengthy military career into Korea. Also included are chapters on the most decorated Corsair pilots, surviving examples of various models, as well as detailed appendices, and the authors own detailed line schemes and maps. A total of 2,814 F4U-1, F4U-1A, and F4U-2 Corsairs were constructed and delivered. Muscianos book describes how this naval fighter was transformed to perform a myriad of functions for which it was never intended.--P. [2] of cover.