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French Eagles, Soviet Heroes : the 'Normandie-Niemen' Squadrons on the Eastern Front.

Author: John D Clarke
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2013.
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On 1 September 1942, the Groupe de Chasse III or 3rd Fighter Group 'Normandie' was created. The first of the Western Allies to capture and occupy German territory, 'Normandie-Niemen' clashed with the crack German fighter group JG51 Molders in the air battle. This book is about the 'Normandie-Niemen' Squadrons on the Eastern Front.
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Clarke, John D.
French Eagles, Soviet Heroes : The Normandie-Niemen Squadrons on the Eastern Front.
New York : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D Clarke
ISBN: 9780752495743 0752495747
OCLC Number: 852756904
Description: 1 online resource (439 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Général Joseph M. Risso; Introduction; Part One; 1. Général de Gaulle: Custodian of France's Honour; 2. Groupe de Chasse 3, Normandie, is Formed; Part Two; 3. First Campaign, March-November 1943: Towards the Front; 4. The Kursk and Orel Offensive, 5 July-23 August 1943; Part Three; 5. Second Campaign, 9 November 1943-6 December 1944; 6. 'New Fighting' Second Campaign; 7. Honour Title: 'Normandie-Niemen'; Part Four; 8. Third Campaign, East Prussia, December 1944-April 1945; 9. Escapes and Captures. 10. Koenigsberg: The Bitter Battle11. Normandie-Niemen Returns Home; I. Normandie-Niemen Roll of Honour; Appendices; II. French Decorations Awarded to Normandie-Niemen; III. Soviet Decorations Awarded to Normandie-Niemen; IV. Normandie Insignia and Uniforms; V. Air Force Rank Equivalents and Command Structure; VI. Details of Yak Fighter Aircraft; VII. Reflections on the Yak Fighter, by Général Joseph M. Risso; Bibliography.

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