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Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer By Philip D. Caine

Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer by Philip D. Caine

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In 1941, before America entered World War II, determined young LeRoy Gover signed on with Britain's Royal Air Force to fly the plane of his dreams, the fast, sleek Spitfire. When America joined the fight, he transitioned to the powerful P-47 Thunderbolt. Former USAF pilot and aviation historian Philip D.

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Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer: An American Fighter Pilot Over Europe by Philip D. Caine

In 1941, before America entered World War II, determined young LeRoy Gover signed on with Britain's Royal Air Force to fly the plane of his dreams, the fast, sleek Spitfire. When America joined the fight, he transitioned to the powerful P-47 Thunderbolt. Former USAF pilot and aviation historian Philip D. Caine has skillfully selected from the young flyer's letters and diary entries to create a vivid portrait of the kind of man who helped win the war. A story of great courage, Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer is a testament to the many other brave men who served.

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"Aviation buffs will smell the gunpowder." - Washington Post Book World"

About Philip D. Caine

Brig. Gen. Philip D. Caine, Usaf (Ret.), has more than 4,500 hours of flight time, taught military history at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and is the author of American Pilots in the RAF (Brassey's, Inc., 1993) and Aircraft Down! Evading Capture in WWII Europe (Brassey's, Inc., 1997). He lives in Monument, Colorado.

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GOR002702711
Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer: An American Fighter Pilot Over Europe by Philip D. Caine
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Potomac Books Inc
2004-07-28
430
1574888447
9781574888447
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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