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Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy
     

Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy

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by Andrew Thomas
 

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Although most famous for their role in the Battle of Britain, many Spitfire squadrons also served in the Mediterranean theatre, aiding the Allied victories in North Africa and later in the invasion of Italy. Numerous pilots, both Royal Air Force and South African Spitfire squadrons, made ace during these engagements. This book tells their story.

Overview

Although most famous for their role in the Battle of Britain, many Spitfire squadrons also served in the Mediterranean theatre, aiding the Allied victories in North Africa and later in the invasion of Italy. Numerous pilots, both Royal Air Force and South African Spitfire squadrons, made ace during these engagements. This book tells their story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781472801913
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/20/2013
Series:
Aircraft of the Aces , #98
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
13 MB
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Meet the Author

Andrew Thomas is one of Britain's leading RAF researchers, having published numerous articles and books on the subject as well as readily assisting other authors. Having joined the RAF to fly straight from school, he has maintained his enthusiastic interest in the history and development of his Service throughout his career. This is his 12th title in the Osprey Aircraft of the Aces Series.

Chris Davey has illustrated more than 20 titles for Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces, Combat Aircraft, and Aviation Elite Units series since 1994. He is one of the last traditional airbrush artists in the business and has become Osprey's artist of choice for both USAAF fighters and RAF subject matter, proving his undoubted skill when dealing with large aircraft subjects such as the Halifax and Sunderland. Chris is based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK.

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Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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chiefstrobel More than 1 year ago
This complaments the other Ospry books on the Spitfire in Europe, Far East and USAAF Service. Lots of good information on how the war was fought in the air. Book is a must have if you are interested in the Spitfire in combat in WW 2.