Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942 (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)

Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942 (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)
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Each and every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942 (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series) Description

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In December 1941 the War Department sent two transports and a freighter with 103 P-40 fighters and their pilots to the Philippines to reinforce General Douglas MacArthur’s Far East Air Force. They were then to Australia, with new orders ferry P-40 in the Philippines from Australia by the Dutch East Indies. But the day of the second shipment arrived at its destination January 12, 1942 fell on the 1st significant refueling stops in the East Indies to grow rapidly, the Japanese forces, causing disruption to the ferry, and another alter in their orders. This time, pilots fly their planes in Java to participate in the defense of the Allies desperate the ultimate objective of Japan. With the exception of pilots from the Philippines, virtually all the other drivers ultimately awarded the five squadrons ordered further preliminary Java had been recent graduates of flying school with only a couple of hours on the P-40. Only forty-three of them Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942 (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)

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