Italy

ITALY

Spanish Civil War

Fuerza Aérea de la República Española
                                                    VICTORIES                      
NAME                                     CONFIRMED  PROBABLE  UNCONFIRMED  COMMENTS

Patriarca, Vincent Joseph                    2         -            -      1. 
Comments:
  1. Vincent Joseph Patriarca (Vincenzo Joseph Patriarca) was born in 1914 in New York from Italian parents and was a neutralised American citizen. He went to Italy to learn the business of flying and enlisted in the Regia Aeronautica (Gustavsson, Håkan: Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/aces.htm). After the Spanish Civil War he returned to Italy and joined the Regia Aeronautica. During World War II he achieved one victory.

Vincent Joseph Patriarca
Vincent Joseph Patriarca

Vincent Joseph Patriarca in front of a Fiat CR.42
Vincent Joseph Patriarca in front of a Fiat CR.42.


Victories of the Fighter Pilots During Spanish Civil War  PDF

Sources & Literature
  1. Dunning, Chris: Courage Alone, Hikoki Publications, Aldershot, 1998.
  2. Massimello, Giovanni: Due Volte Asso, Storia Militare Nr. 49 Ottobre 1997.
  3. Ries, Karl – Ring, Hans: The Legion Condor, Schiffer Publishing, 1992.
  4. Šnajdr, Miroslav: Soumrak stíhacích dvouplošníků /1, Španělsko 1936-1937, Votobia, Olomouc 2001.
  5. Šnajdr, Miroslav: Hořící Španělsko, Votobia, Olomouc 2001.
  6. Gleize, Jean-Paul: Aces, http://jpgleize.perso.neuf.fr/aces/homeaces.htm.
  7. Gustavsson, Håkan: Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/aces.htm

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