Griffon Spitfire Aces

Aircraft of the Aces

Codice: 228D084081

€ 19,50

Serie della Osprey inglese dedicata agli aerei più famosi dalle due Guerre Mondiali ad oggi.

Modified for low-level operations to counter Luftwaffe attacks on the south coast, the Griffon-powered Spitfire XIV became the best low-level fighter of World War II. Squadrons moved to south-eastern England to counter the V1 flying bomb offensive, where daring pilots pioneered the technique of tipping the V1 over with the aircraft's wingtip to disorientate the bomb. Andrew Thomas also investigates the role played by the modified Spitfire squadrons after the V1 offensive, both in the attack on Germany and after the war in Malaya and Palestine. First-hand stories, photographs and colour profiles complete this account of the aces who flew the most powerful Spitfire variant ever built.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

90 foto in b/n, 24 pagine di profili a colori

Pagine

96

Rilegato

No

ISBN
9781846032981

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