Author: Hess, William
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, 95 pages, ACE051. More leading aces were lost to flak whilst ground strafing than to German fighters, yet the task of low-level attack continued to be a vital mission for all fighter groups in the ETO. Indeed, these sorties were so dangerous that the Eighth Air Force deemed that ground kills would be given the same accreditation as aerial victories. Author William Hess has included a concise history of VIII Fighter Command's ground strafing exploits, as well as biographies of the leading strafing aces, within 'Down to Earth'