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LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

Aircraft of the Aces

Codice: 228D084056

€ 19,50

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

This book examines the LaGG family of fighters, that were amongst the first modern piston-engined interceptors made available to the Red Air Forces in early 1941and proved far better fighters than their radial-engined predecessors. Despite technical maladies and political interference from Moscow, the LaGG-3 matured into an effective fighter when flown to its strengths at low level. Many early Soviet aces were weaned on the LaGG-3, and if they survived the early massacres of 1941-42, they went on to fly the Lavochkin family of fighters. Indeed, the Lavochkin La-3, -5 and -7 were the fighters of choice for Heroes of the Soviet Union such as Ivan Kozhedub, who claimed 62 kills.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

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

Pagine

96

Rilegato

No

ISBN
9781841766096

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