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Richard Bong: World War II Flying Ace (Badger Biography)

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Who would have imagined a farm boy from Wisconsin would be the greatest air hero of World War II? Richard Bong was an athletic and hard-working boy from northern Wisconsin who dreamed of flying from the first time a plane buzzed low over his family farm. When war broke out, he left behind a life of sports, deer hunting, and farm chores to fly the new P-38 Lightning for the ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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Apr 16, 2013 Ryan rated it really liked it
I thought Richard Bong was a good book. I'm surprised that he shoot down 38 fighter jets. That is pretty awesome. I am kind of surprised about the way he died. It was a good book
Apr 16, 2013 Cooper rated it really liked it
I think this is a good book with lots of "juice" details about WW 2 and his life at home.I would recomend this to pepeole who like history.
Jasper Davis
Richard Bong is a World War II flying ace. I thought the book was great.
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