Pacific theatre air losses, coral sea to santa cruz

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Garyt
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Pacific theatre air losses, coral sea to santa cruz

Postby Garyt » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:01 am

Does anyone know or know where to find Japanese and US air losses in the 3 Carrier battles, Coral Sea, Midway and Santa Cruz? Curious not only how many losses, which I am aware of at least as planes go, but bu what causes - air to air, aa artillery, mechanical issues or ditching, lost when carrier was sunk, etc.

Trying to get an idea how effective the vectoring of CAP was.

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Re: Pacific theatre air losses, coral sea to santa cruz

Postby dunmunro » Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:47 am

check out Lundstrom, First Team, Volume 1 and 2.


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