The mobster’s son who became an American hero

When one man made a vow to restore his family name, he would succeed at any cost. Even if it meant being outnumbered by eight Japanese bombers…

When a fighter pilot steps into the cockpit of his aeroplane prior to a mission, they know two things: they must win control of the air, and they must do everything in their power to hold it. However, it is especially true for those operating from an aircraft carrier at sea. Until the pilot secures the airspace, the carrier, its cargo and everyone aboard is not safe.

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