Spitfires & Yellow Tail Mustangs

The U.S. 52nd Fighter Group in WWII

Book Description

  • Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 aces
  • Vivid episodes of aerial combat during the key campaigns for Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and more
  • Nicknamed "Yellow Tails" for the color markings on their aircraft
  • The unit flew British Spitfires before switching to P-51 Mustangs
  • Includes rare photos and color artwork

  • About the Author

    Tom Ivie is also author of 352nd Fighter Group. He lives near Cincinnati, Ohio. Paul Ludwig has written P-51 Mustang.

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