Fighter Group

The 352nd "Blue-Nosed Bastards" in World War II


Book Description

  • Jay Stout breaks new ground in World War II aviation history with this gripping account of one of the war's most highly decorated American fighter groups
  • Vivid descriptions of aerial combat in P-47 Thunderbolts and P-51 Mustangs, along with veteran interviews and after-action reports
  • The 352nd was part of the famed Eighth Air Force and fought in the European theater
  • Nickname comes from the noses of the unit's planes, which were painted blue
  • About the Author

    Jay A. Stout, a retired U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot, is a senior aviation consultant for a leading defense corporation and has appeared on Fox News as a combat aviation expert. His previous books include Fortress Ploesti (978-1-932033-18-2), Hammer from Above (978-0-89141-871-9), and The Men WhoKilled the Luftewaffe (978-0-8117-0659-9). He lives near San Diego, California.

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