Fighter Pilot: A Memoir of the Pacific War

by Francis James Rodgers Captain Francis “Frank” Rodgers is a U.S. Army Air Forces pilot who serves in the Pacific theater during World War II. At eighteen years old, Frank decides to join the military after the ­Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. He dreams of flying the fearsome P-40 Warhawk, and, after much rigorous training, he earns his pilot’s wings. Over the course of the war, which takes him from…

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