The distinctive, rugged lines of this heavyweight single-seater earned it the nickname the jug. But what the Thunderbolt lacked in elegance, it more than made up for in firepower. Of the 15, 683 Thunderbolts built, only 54 airframes are known to exist today. This book provides a generously illustrated and thoroughly researched tribute to the aircraft.This latter force had a total of eighteen fighter and fighter-bomber squadrons, including the Mustangs of the 354th Group. ... fly through the debris, which of course would not have been there had the delayed-action fuses on his bombs worked.
|Title||:||Republic P-47 Thunderbolt|
|Publisher||:||Motorbooks International - 1998|