[Ebook] Check Six! By Jim Curran – Pandorajewelry70off.us

Check Six! There Were No Mission Limits For A Pilot In The Pacific During World War II Unlike In Europe, You Flew Until It Was Time To Go Home So It Was For James Jug Curran, All The Way From New Guinea To The Philippines With The 348th Fighter Group, The First P 47 Thunderbolt Outfit In The Pacific After The Attack On Pearl Harbor, Curran Volunteered To Try Flying In The Blue Yonder, And Trained As An Army Fighter Pilot He Got His Wish To Fly The P 47 In The Pacific, Going Into Combat In August 1943, In New Guinea, And Later Helping Start The Black Rams Fighter Squadron The Heavy U.S Thunderbolts Were At First Curious To Encounter The Nimble, Battle Hardened Japanese In Aerial Combat, But Soon The American Pilots Gained Skill Of Their Own And Their Planes Proved Superior Bombers On Both Sides Could Fall To Fighters, But The Fighters Themselves Were Eyeball To Eyeball, Best Man Win Check Six Is An Aviation Chronicle That Brings The Reader Into Flight, Then Into The Fight, Throughout The Pacific War And Back This Work, From Someone Who Was There, Captures The Combat Experience Of Our Aviators In The Pacific, Aided By Pertinent Excerpts From The Official Histories Of Units That Jug Curran Flew With It Is A Tale Of Perseverance, As Curran Flew Over 200 Combat Missions, And With The Men Of The 348th Fighter Group Proved The Thunderbolt S Great Capability As They Battled Their Way Against A Stubborn And Deadly Foe This Work Increases The Body Of Knowledge On The Critical Role Of Aviation In The Pacific War, As U.S Fighter Pilots Took The Lead In Our Counteroffensive Against The Short Lived Island Empire.

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10 thoughts on “Check Six!

  1. says:

    I m still not sure about this story It s a conglomeration of Mr Curran s memoirs, the factual history of the 460thFS and a mass of end notes Perhaps it s the way the book was structured that threw me off There were times I wasn t sure if what I was reading was from Curran s own recollections or a narrative by the author While this story is packed with excellent information and photos, it readlike a documentary than a memoir.Don t get me wrong, Curran was a true patriot who went to war I m still not sure about...

  2. says:

    Great insight into the inner workings of a squadron engaged in combat More of a diary If you are looking for a story, this book is probably a little too much inside baseball details.

  3. says:

    A bit dryI bought this book to learn about the P 47 pilots role in the South Pacific I did learn quite a bit as a result However, the book is quite dry in a lot of sections and I couldn t wait to finish There are two perspectives given in the book, one from the perspective of the veteran pilot, and the other is historical in nature The historical aspect is bone dry the pilot s perspective often lacks sufficient detail to enable you to feel like you are there That said, I certainly respect A bit dryI bought this book to learn about th...

  4. says:

    Great ReadThis, like so any stories to come out of WW II seems almost unbelievable in today s modern world, but what these men fought and died for was something that it would seem is forgotten in today s modern world The sac...

  5. says:

    Not a bad read at all Curran s story is an entertaining one and mostly follows him through his tour in the Pacific We get glimpses into the life of Curran and his unit, a little background on what was going on during the war, and some commentary on the...

  6. says:

    Pacific Thunder bolt This is a good book, though it s not like other pilot memoirs that I have read It s a bit sparse on details, from the pilot s view, though there are footnotes that supply the details But, the reader has to jump betwe...

  7. says:

    Great remembrance of a difficult timeGreat story and super follow up data from the coauthor So many do not tell their personal stories of the war and we need thesethan just stats of battle to get the real view of the war.

  8. says:

    BoringNot very exciting Felt like I was reading a text book could not finish skimmed through to the end Was familiar with the had 2 brothers and brother in law in WW 2 army navy and Air Force I was to young.

  9. says:

    Well written and informative.This was good coverage of AAF fighter missions and accomplishments in the war against Imperial Japan I enjoyed it very much.

  10. says:

    Fascinating storyReally enjoyed the book As a pilot in Vietnam I really enjoyed how their story unfolded compared to what we experienced.

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