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Overrated? Underrated?

November 2023
1min read


To say that the Brewster Buffalo was the most underrated is not totally untrue. The Japanese loved it! Just ask the Marine fighter squadrons that took off from Midway to provide targets and gun practice for those carrier-based fighters. The Buffalo’s flying range that Mr. Smoler celebrates didn’t do any good when the return leg of the mission was straight down.

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