Duel for the Sky: Ten Crucial Air Battles of World War II Vividly Recreated

Duel for the Sky: Ten Crucial Air Battles of World War II Vividly Recreated

by Christopher Shores, Terry Hadler
     
 
Ten of the greatest air battles of World War II are painstakingly recreated in this exciting new book. Chosen not only for their drama and danger, author Christopher Shores draws on immense archives of text and photographic material to provide a wealth of technical and background data.

The battles recreated include the blitzkrieg on Poland, the epic battle of

Overview

Ten of the greatest air battles of World War II are painstakingly recreated in this exciting new book. Chosen not only for their drama and danger, author Christopher Shores draws on immense archives of text and photographic material to provide a wealth of technical and background data.

The battles recreated include the blitzkrieg on Poland, the epic battle of Britain, fierce clashes for the Philippines and Guadalcanal, the struggle for Malta, the Marianas "Turkey-shoot, " tank-air warfare at Kursk and Mareth and the tremendous battles of attrition over Germany by night and day. To complement the text, ten superb paintings by Terry Hadler evoke the atmosphere of these battles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898697992
Publisher:
Grub Street
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.70(d)

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