Mustang Aces of the Ninth & Fifteenth Air Forces & the RAF (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces, No 7)

By Jerry Scutts

Even if top remembered for its exploits with 8th Air strength devices, the Mustang, in its numerous marks, truly made its strive against debut first of all with the Royal Air strength within the military co-operation position, after which with the USAAF's tactically-optimised 9th and 15th Air Forces. Seeing motion in Western Europe and the Mediterranean, pilots like Glenn T Eagleston, John J Voll and Samuel J Brown notched up notable rankings flying P-51Bs and Ds with the 354th, thirty first and 52nd Fighter teams. hardly ever given the publicity loved by means of their high-scoring brethren within the 'Mighty Eighth', this quantity ultimately units the checklist directly on Europe's last Mustang aces.

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