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Duel 98 German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers 1942-45

Product code:  36717AVI
The air battle that raged over Germany has often been described as a battle between Allied and German fighters but what has been frequently missed by historians on all sides is the impact of German anti-aircraft defences (flak). Though often dismissed as ineffective and a waste of valuable material and personnel, the German flak arm made a major contribution to the defence of the Third Reich - at least half of the American aircraft shot down over Germany fell to flak, and according to the RAF Of...

Luftwaffe in Africa 1941-1943

Product code:  07458AVI
Adolf Hitler considered the Mediterranean an unimportant theater of the war, leaving it to the troops of Benito Mussolini who wanted to dominate the "Mare Nostro." Nevertheless, when the Italian army was defeated on the Libyan-Egyptian border at the beginning of 1941, the Fuhrer was forced to help his ally by sending an air detachment first to Sicily, then Africa. This Illustrated series examines that tiny expeditionary force, solely devoted to protecting Italian possessions in North Africa. Whe...

Soviet Union Air Aces 1941-1945 History of the Great Patriotic War

Product code:  41635AVI
With 768 pages of biographies of Soviet fighter pilots who fought in the Patriotic War, plus Aircraft profiles photos and colour images this is a major work on the Soviet air force for the period 1941-45.

Pacific Adversaries Volume One: Japanese Army Air Force vs The Allies New Guinea 1942-44

Product code:  03142AVI
This volume conveys detailed stories of aerial warfare in the South Pacific, chosen because both Japanese and Allied records can be matched for an accurate accounting. This first volume describes confrontations between the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) and the Allies in New Guinea and the Solomons.

Stuka Attack: The Dive-Bombing Assault on England Duing the Battle of Britain

Product code:  21478AVI
The Junkers 87 Stuka was an iconic weapon of World War Two and an aircraft name that was, and still is, instantly recognised worldwide. Its roles in Poland and the Battles of France and the Low Countries are almost legendary, but in the UK its import during the Battle of Britain is one that has never been covered in any specific detail. Here, Andy Saunders takes a critical look at every operation by Ju87s against British targets in 1940 including those on land and at sea.

Forgotten Few - Naval Fighter Pilots in the Battle of Britian

Product code:  54537AVI
This is one of those intriguing combinations that beguiles the reading public. A well-known story, but with an unexpected twist. Who knew that Royal Navy pilots fought in the battle of Britain including Douglas Bader’s wingman? Short biographies of 57 brave pilots, many decorated for heroism and some who did not survive the battle.

Winkle - Tribute to a Flying Legend

Product code:  54520AVI
Capt Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown was one the greatest aviators and test pilots in the world. Holder of numerous records, the one which most catches the public eye is the 487 different types of aircraft flown. It’s a record that will never be beaten. This handy compendium lists them all and includes photos and commentary from the great man. Ideal for anyone with an interest in aviation.

Spitfire Evolution

Product code:  54506AVI
It’s commonly thought that the Spitfire only had 24 variants, but in fact it had more than 70. The full evolution of this iconic aircraft is described in a handy sized book filled with beautiful illustrations of dozens of types and markings. Anything to do with the Spitfire sells and this is ideal for the Spitfire enthusiast.

Air-War 1941 The Non-Stop Offensive Part 2

Product code:  87588AVI2
The publication of this final volume in the history of the air war over Europe during 1941 brings this ground-breaking project to a conclusion. With so much attention paid to the Battle of Britain, it is easy to ignore this critical phase of the air war which saw the RAF turning the tide from the defence against the Luftwaffe over the UK to attacking Occupied Europe. This 1,450 page – four-volume – account details the combats of every day and night and provides loss tables for RAF Fighter, Bom...

South Pacific Air War Vol 3 Coral Sea & Aftermath May-Jun 1942

Product code:  88999AVI
South Pacific Air War Volume 3 chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific during the critical months of May and June 1942. For the first time in history, opposing carriers faced each other in the Battle of the Coral Sea. The battle is portrayed in a complete regional context which includes the land-based air forces of both sides. The events were both complex and surprising: when the respective carrier forces departed an intense regional air war continued. This volume can be read alone or as ...

Black Cross Red Star - Air War over the Eastern Front Vol 4 Stalingrad to Kuban

Product code:  41218AVI
Regarded as the standard work on the air war over the Eastern Front during World War II, Christer Bergström's unique Black Cross/Red Star series covers the history of the air war on the Eastern Front in close detail, with the perspectives of both sides. Based on a close study of German and Russian archive material, as well as interviews with a large number of the airmen who participated in this aerial conflict, it has established itself as the main source on the air war on the Eastern Front. Vol...

MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East 1941-51

Product code:  33235AVI
General Douglas MacArthur is one of the towering figures of World War II, and indeed of the twentieth century, but his leadership of the second largest air force in the USAAF is often overlooked. When World War II ended, the three numbered air forces (the Fifth, Thirteenth and Seventh) under his command possessed 4,004 combat aircraft, 433 reconnaissance aircraft and 922 transports. After being humbled by the Japanese in the Philippines in 1942, MacArthur and his air chief General George Kenney ...