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Old 1st March 2005, 08:49
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Woodbine red leader - a story of a Mustang Ace

http://home.att.net/%7Egeorgeloving/...ome.html-.html

WWII memoirs of a fighter ace. Exciting tales of Spitfire patrols over Cassino and Anzio, and P-51 Mustang combat missions escorting massive bombing raids over southern and Eastern Europe. Intriguing stories of Operation Shingle, Operation Frantic, Operation Dragoon & Operation Rescue.

I may only warmly recomend this title...especially for the 15.AF enthusiasts and Air war europe summer 1944 historians....
simply cannot be missing in your personal libraries...
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Old 2nd March 2005, 15:48
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Hello Terrorist

Have you read t, or just copied the advertisement from that link? :P
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Old 2nd March 2005, 17:33
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have it at home:)

I ordered it from Mr. Loving...great book.|

I can only recomend it...

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I have the book too! And I also recommend it!

It's a good read and a nice first person memoir of flying Mustangs with the 15th AF; all in all, a good book to have about a theater that was much less publicized;

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Re: Woodbine red leader - a story of a Mustang Ace

One of the nice things about this book is the mention of Otto Schultz,a RK with II/JG-51 who frequently fought the 15th AF. He now has (if still alive) a condo in Florida!
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Re: Woodbine red leader - a story of a Mustang Ace

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Originally Posted by bioteror
Peter, is anything mentioned in the book about the mission to Ploesti on August 18, 1944?
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Old 6th May 2005, 16:50
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Re: Woodbine red leader - a story of a Mustang Ace

Denes:

I am leafing thru my copy right now; it appears during the time in question (from 8/12/44 to 8/16/44) the author was flying in support of "Operation Dragoon", the allied landings in Southern France;prior to Dragoon he flew to Ploesti on 8/10/44 and he had a mission to Ploesti on August 19 that was only opposed by Flak; those were his last missions to Ploesti and his very last combat sorte was flown on 8/21/44 to Nis', in Yugoslavia;


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Old 6th May 2005, 17:32
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Re: Woodbine red leader - a story of a Mustang Ace

HI NIck and Denes.

So Nick U was faster in reply But very accurate. As he mentions in book, 31.FG flew three missions to Pleasti, thisrd mentioned is 8/19/1944. BUt nothing about those previous...
Anyway, nice book
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Thanks for the tip on this book!
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