Two-Man Air Force by Philip Kaplan
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Two-Man Air Force
By Philip Kaplan

Two-Man Air Force

Don Gentile and John Godfrey, World War II Flying Legends

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Format: Hardback

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Two-Man Air Force by Philip Kaplan

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American volunteers Don Gentile (pronounced Jen-tilly) and John Godfrey flew together as leader and wingman respectively, with the USAAF 4th Fighter Group based at Debden near Cambridge in England. At the end of their missions with the 4th the two of them had accounted for over 58 enemy aircraft destroyed. Major Gentile had scored 22 air and 6 ground kills before he was returned to the USA to help raise money for the war effort. Major Godfrey was credited with 18 air and 12 ground kills before he was shot down and taken prisoner of war. This is the story of their amazing adventures and wartime partnership from their basic training in Canada and then onto England where they first flew the Supermarine Spitfire. It continues with their transfer to the USAAF 4th Fighter Group when the US entered the war and when the two were retrained to fly the P-47 Thunderbolt and eventually the superb P-51 Mustang. These two ace pilots loved life as much as flying - and as well as being hell-bent on destroying the enemy in the skies of Europe they also lived life to the full in their off-duty time in England.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844151776
ISBN-10: 1844151778
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Leo Cooper Ltd
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Kaplan

Philip Kaplan is a Californian author and art-director who now lives in Cheltenham with his English wife, also an author. He has a long-standing fascination with aviation and naval history and has had ten previous books published by Abbeville, Cassell, Random House and Aurum. To date his books have sold well over a quarter of a million copies world-wide

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