Late Marque Spitfire Aces of World War 2
By (author) Dr. Alfred Price
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Late Marque Spitfire Aces of World War 2 by Dr. Alfred Price
Book DescriptionAlthough the Spitfire is undoubtedly best known for its exploits against the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain, its later war service with Fighter Command on all fronts against the Axis alliance was equally as important. This volume features the exploits of pilots who turned the tide against the Luftwaffe on the Western European and Mediterranean fronts, as well as the Japanese in the Far East, flying Spitfire Mk VIs, VIIs, VIIIs, IXs XIIs and XIVs. Names like Johnnie Johnson, Neville Duke and Donald Kingaby, plus a myriad of lesser known British, Polish, Canadian, American, Australian, Czech, Free French, New Zealand and Norwegian pilots, and their aircraft, are all covered in this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855325753
(250mm x 185mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr. Alfred Price
Instruments of Darkness, Paperback (March 2017)
The standard reference work on electronic-warfare systems during the Second World War.
Last Year of the Luftwaffe, Paperback (November 2015)
Details all of the Luftwaffe's operations between May 1944 and May 1945, including Operation Bodenplatte and jet and rocket fighter missions.
Messerschmitt 109, Hardback (August 2015)
The story of the Messerschmitt began in 1934, although chief designer Willi Messerschmitt had no previous experience of designing fighter aircraft. This book will lead you through the chronological history of this classic aircraft and its involvement in World War II. It features over 75 historical photographs.
Supermarine Spitfire, Hardback (April 2015)» View all books by Dr. Alfred Price
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire was designed solely as an air protection interceptor, to engage and destroy enemy bombers attempting to attack targets in the British Isles. This book describes the design and development of this outstanding combat aircraft, and includes eyewitness accounts from pilots who flew it during the Battle of Britain.
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Author Biography - Dr. Alfred Price
Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the Royal Air Force, where he was a crewman on Vulcan bombers and specialised in electronic warfare and air fighting tactics. In a military flying career spanning fifteen years he logged over 4,000 flying hours. He left the service in 1974 and since then has been a full-time writer on aviation subjects. He is author of 46 books and more than 200 magazine articles. He holds a PhD in history from Loughborough University and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
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