Eagles over Husky: The Allied Air Forces in the Sicilian Campaign, 14 May to 17 August 1943

Eagles over Husky: The Allied Air Forces in the Sicilian Campaign, 14 May to 17 August 1943

by Alexander Fitzgerald-Black

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912174942
Publisher: Helion and Company
Publication date: 04/19/2018
Series: Wolverhampton Military Studies Series
Sales rank: 481,791
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Eagles over Husky is Alexander Fitzgerald-Black’s first book. He has a Master of Arts in Military History from the University of New Brunswick and is a Master of Arts in Public History candidate at the University of Western Ontario. His research interests include air power in the Second World War, with a particular focus on the Mediterranean, and Canadian military history. Alex lives in Canada with his beautiful wife, Lindsay, and their adorable mini-poodle, Chase.

Table of Contents

List of Photographs vi

List of Maps ix

List of Tables x

Aircraft Nomenclature xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Prologue: Tunisgrad xv

1 From SYMBOL to HUSKY 25

2 An Air Offensive of Unprecedented Dimensions 39

3 The Climax of the Air Superiority Battle: The Landings and Advance Inland 66

4 Air Power for Strategic Effect: Breaking Italian Fascism and the Etna Line 103

5 Of Straits and Narrows: The Allied Air Forces and the Axis Evacuation of Sicily 133

Epilogue 160

Appendices

I Order of Battle: Mediterranean Air Command, 10 July 1943 170

II Order of Battle: Luftflotte 2 (Italy, Sicily, Sardinia), 10 July 1943 177

III Order of Battle: Regia Aeronautica (Sicily), 10 July 1943 180

Bibliography 182

Index 188

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