“ACE!” A Marine Night-Fighter Pilot in World War II. By Colonel R. Bruce Porter, with Eric Hammel. Introduction by Greg ‘Pappy’ Boyington. The explosive story of air combat in the South Pacific. From his early days as a raw cadet before the war to a rare first-hand account of aerial warfare over the Solomons and daring missions over the blood-soaked said of Okinawa, this is one fighter pilot’s story. Colonel R. Bruce Porter takes you inside the cockpit of his single-engine F6F Hellcat night-fighter for the daring missions that earned him the title Ace. Porter was the only Marine pilot to score victories in F4U Corsair and F6F Hellcat. 1987 Paperback edition, 278 pages, 20 black and white photos, 3 maps, no index. Front and back covers show dog-eared damage (see above photo), but inside remains nice and clean,.
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