No U.S.A.A.F. officer faced off with Luftwaffe aces more than this fighter pilot, with 1,000 combat hours and 500 operational sorties; he claimed 15.5 victories over Europe, mostly with the 4th Fighter Group of the 335th Sighter Squadron. Item #46675
Choice PS, heavy stock glossy 8" X 10", n.p., n.y. Fine. High-quality modern print of a WW2-era closeup showing Blakeslee in his cockpit from above; in a light area near top center he boldly signed in black fineline: "Col / Don Blakeslee / 4th Ftr Gp."