Romanian Aces of World War 2

Romanian Aces of World War 2

5.0 1
by Denes Bernad, John Weal
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

First seeing action in the wake of the German invasion of the USSR in June 1941, the Royal Rumanian Air Force had been allied to the Luftwaffe since the Romanian government signed a Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy in November 1940. This book reveals how, despite suffering heavy losses to the numerically superior Russian forces, the Rumanians inflicted even

See more details below

Overview

First seeing action in the wake of the German invasion of the USSR in June 1941, the Royal Rumanian Air Force had been allied to the Luftwaffe since the Romanian government signed a Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy in November 1940. This book reveals how, despite suffering heavy losses to the numerically superior Russian forces, the Rumanians inflicted even greater casualties on the communists. Locked in bitter conflict with the Soviets until September 1944, when the Red Army poured across the Rumanian frontier and forced an armistice, the modest fighter force claimed 1500+ kills using primarily Bf 109's, E’s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841765358
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/15/2003
Series:
Aircraft of the Aces Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >