Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41

Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41

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by Alfred Price, Keith Fretwell
     
 

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Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the German tide during Britain's struggle for survival in the bitter years between 1939 and 1941. Early-mark

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Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the German tide during Britain's struggle for survival in the bitter years between 1939 and 1941. Early-mark Spitfires were notorious for their light armament, overheating engines and short range, but during the dogfights over Dunkirk and south-east England, then the first tentative sweeps across France, many pilots achieved scores of note.

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“This volume...is an exciting and formative read and a must for the personal libraries of Spitfire fans anywhere.” —Jeff Troy, Park Pilot (Spring 2009)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855326279
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Aircraft of the Aces Series
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author


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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Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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