Guadalcanal Air War, The: Col. Jefferson DeBlanc's Story by Jefferson DeBlanc

By Jefferson DeBlanc

Jefferson DeBlanc first observed motion at Guadalcanal within the Pacific offensive. He had enlisted in a Marine Corps VMF-112 unit and have become a Wildcat Pilot. Aided by means of a companion, he shot down Betty bombers his first day. His moment day he used to be promoted to moment in command and shot down fighter planes. He used to be quickly best his personal squadron. regardless of his good fortune within the skies, he realized the price of his personal existence whilst his aircraft went down and he was once rescued via coast watchers. His cost? One sack of rice.

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