Today Only | Save $15. Get the code »

alibris logo

Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos

by

THE FEW, THE PROUD-THE MARINE AIR WING RULES THE SKIES. The U.S. Marine Air Wing began in 1917 with only five officers and 30 enlisted men. During WWII, it grew to 61 squadrons and over 10,000 pilots. Flying slow, cumbersome Grumman Wildcats against the far superior Japanese Zero, Marine pilots used hit-and-run tactics with deadly effect during some of the war's hardest battles-Guadalcanal, Wake Island, and Midway. By August 1943, Marine air superiority was established. At the war's end, 125 Marines were air aces and eight ...

loading
See All Editions

Edition

ISBN:

0425213641

/ ISBN-13:

9780425213643

  • Book Details
  • Seller
Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
2007, Berkley Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780425213643

Trade paperback

Marine Air: The History of the Flying Leathernecks in Words and Photos
2005, Berkley Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780425207253

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency