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    Quote Originally Posted by drifter106 View Post
    Don't you just love armchair "quarterbacking"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by drifter106 View Post
    Don't you just love armchair "quarterbacking"?
    you want armchair? 15 P-38 Lightenings each with two one thousand pound bombs each flown into the side of a jap carrier. wars over.
    sic semper tyrannis

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Tex View Post
    To me the thing to remember is that every single American plane jockey knew that he was flying an outdated airplane. They basically went out to die but went anyway.
    Kinda like the Marine Corps Brewster F-2A


    http://www.aviastar.org/air/usa/brewster_buffalo.php


    If anyone was victorious in a Brewster F2A Buffalo over a Zero, it must have been because the Zero pilot was laughing so hard at the sight of Buffalo engaging him that he had tears in his eyes and didn�t see the Buffalo pilot was serious until it was too late. One US Marine squadron commander at Midway later stated that once one of his pilot retracted his landing gear to go into combat, he, the commander, felt warranted in listing that pilot as a causality...

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