By Steve N. Pisanos
In riveting element, Pisanos recounts his wrestle checklist, from fighter sweeps and bomber escort missions to dogfighting, flying the Spitfire, the P-47, and the P-51. whereas flying a P-47 named Miss Plainfield, he scored his first aerial victory on might 21, 1943. by way of January 1, 1944, he had turn into an ace. After his 10th proven kill, he crash-landed his P-51 in France and spent six months with the French Resistance, effectively evading catch. due to his publicity to the French operations, the Air strength couldn't probability his trap back, so he back to the U.S. and have become a try out pilot at Wright box the place he additionally attended the Air Force’s attempt pilot school.
Despite grave chance, Pisanos put aside his delight, fears, and misgivings to aid in attaining a better sturdy. The Flying Greek is an exciting and noteworthy trip that may curiosity historians and aviation enthusiasts.
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