Bully Able Leader: The Story of a Fighter-Bomber Pilot in the Korean War (Hardcover)

Bully Able Leader: The Story of a Fighter-Bomber Pilot in the Korean War By George Loving Usaf (Retd ). Cover Image
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Valuable insights of the flying environment that earmarked this first war of extensive use of jet combat aircraft. --Col. Joe McCue, USAF (Ret.), Air Power History

Action-packed memoir by an American pilot and squadron commander in the Korean War What it was like to fly the F-80 Shooting Star against MiGs and ground targets Author flew 112 combat missions in five major campaigns in 1950-51 "Bully Able Leader" was the author's radio call sign

About the Author


Lt. Gen. George G. Loving, USAF (Ret.), also flew 151 combat missions in World War II, becoming a P-51 Mustang ace. He later served as commander of the Sixth Allied Tactical Air Force and the U.S. Fifth Air Force. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, and Air Medal with 24 Oak Leaf Clusters. His previous book is Woodbine Red Leader (978-0-89141-813-9). Loving lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780811710268
ISBN-10: 0811710262
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication Date: August 18th, 2011
Pages: 256
Language: English