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Aces of the 325th Fighter Group

Aces of the 325th Fighter Group Book Brief

By Rachel E. Veres

Date of Review March 2014 Title Aces of the 325th Fighter Group
Author Thomas G. Ivie Publisher Osprey Publishing
Published 2014 ISBN 9781780963013
Format 96 pages, softbound MSRP (USD) $22.95


Thomas Ivie chronicles the exploits of 325th FG's ("Checkertail Clan") 27 aces in the 117th volume of Osprey's "Aircraft of the Aces" series.  Coverage recaps pilots' aerial combat over North Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe.  And modelers seeking project inspiration will certainly savor Chris Davey's color profiles.  Another convenient Osprey history!

Coverage includes:

  • Introduction
  • Activation, Training and Into Combat
  • Thunderbolt and the 15th Air Force
  • Mustang Era
  • Where is the Luftwaffe?
  • Swansong of the Luftwaffe

My sincere thanks to Osprey Publishing for this review sample!