Equipped mainly with Messerschmitt's classic BF 109, the JG 27 elite Luftwaffe Unit wreaked havoc against RAF squadrons in the Middle East during the Afrika Korps campaign. This book describes the design and production of the BF 109, and draws on first-hand accounts to chart its combat history in North Africa, and to tell the stories of the aces who flew the fighter. It also includes new colour illustrations and cutaways, as well as contemporary photographs.
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(248mm x 185mm x 7mm)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Author Biography - Jerry Scutts
Jerry Scutts has worked in the field of aviation publishing since the late 1960s, writing over 40 books that have covered a broad spectrum of subject matter ranging from US Navy floatplane fighters in World War 2 to the exploits of the USAF's Phantom IIs over Vietnam. His specialist areas are the Luftwaffe and the US Army Air Forces in World War 2, and he originally appeared on the Osprey list as long ago as 1977, when he wrote the second volume in the now much sought after Air Cam Air War series - many of the jacket illustrations in this series were also painted by him. Jerry has been a regular contributor to Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces series since its inception in 1994."