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World War 2 In Review No. 30: Grumman's Wildcat

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World War 2 In Review No. 30: Grumman's Wildcat
  • Ray Merriam, Editor
    • Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series
      • First Edition 2018
      • 383 B&W and color photos and illustrations
This issue of World War 2 In Review covers the Grumman F4F Wildcat with 383 B&W and color photographs and illustrations of its prototypes and variants, and the air forces that used this famous naval fighter.
     The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940.
     First used in combat by the British in Europe, the Wildcat was the only effective fighter available to the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during the early part of World War II in 1941 and 1942.

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