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First Fighter Ace : In the Cockpit With a World War II Fighter Pilot - by Stanislaw Skalski (Paperback)

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"Stanis±aw Skalski was the top Polish fighter ace and the first Allied fighter ace of World War II. His combat career began on the war's very first day, September 1, 1939, and within two weeks, Skalski had achieved ace status, with six German kills to his credit. After Poland's surrender, Skalski and other Polish pilots ended up in England to join the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain. He later took command of the Polish Fighting Team, known as Skalski's Circus, which claimed twenty-six enemy aircraft shot down in a mere two months in North Africa. Skalski then became the first Pole to command an RAF squadron, which he led in Sicily and Italy until he took over a Polish fighter wing and saw action in France after D-Day. According to official tallies, he had scored some twenty aerial victories."--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 166
Genre: History
Series Title: Stackpole Military History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
Author: Stanislaw Skalski
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 52737549
UPC: 9780811718493
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-4298
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