By Roger Freeman
;American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF shades) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF Colours)Автор: Roger FreemanИздательство: vintage PublicationsISBN: 1903223172Год: 2001Страниц: 82Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 23.38МБЯзык: английскийThis ebook examines the detailed twin-boomer in ETO provider together with photographic versions and 'Droop Snoot' high-speed bombing missions. additionally contains an summary of P-38 camouflage and markings and careers of a few Lightning aces. 33 color profiles. 148 black/white photos.Скачать: Depositfiles UploadingHotfile zero
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Then they would break off and look for another opportunity. That's why it was important to keep your eyes open at all times, Andersz told me. " It had the same purpose as a rodeo - to entice the Luftwaffe to come up and fight. But on a circus mission a large number of Spitfires would escort a few light bombers and try to decoy the Germans into an interception. Before I was ready to fly any actual combat, Andersz took me up with his flight on several practice missions so I could get used to the Poles' formations and procedures.
However, that seemed to be about the only thought anyone at the Pentagon had put into my assignment. Again, I was to travel by air to my next destination. I caught the Yankee Clipper, another Pan Am flying boat, in New York bound for Lisbon, Portugal, by way of Bermuda and the Azores. I spent a couple of days in Lisbon waiting for transportation, and that was a nice experience. All the spies in the world were down in Portugal because it was a neutral country. I was put up in a very fancy hotel, with gambling casinos and everything going on.
I looked around the sky and saw nothing. Our Spitfires were alone. My heart was still pounding as we headed westward back across the Channel. I was drenched with sweat and more than a little perplexed. I had been in a fight with the enemy, and yet I had hardly seen a thing. How long would it take before I really knew what I was doing? How long until I developed the Polish eagle eyes that Andersz had? Back at Northolt, the pilots were in a state of excitement I hadn't seen before. Everyone wanted to talk at once, and I was very glad my command of Polish was good or I wouldn't have had the slightest idea what anyone was saying.