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Dogfight : the greatest air duels of World War II

Author: Tony Holmes
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fighter pilots are the elite of the elite. It can take years of training to produce a fighter pilot and even longer to produce a plane that is worthy of their skills. Yet a dogfight can last only minutes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Holmes
ISBN: 9781849084826 1849084823
OCLC Number: 662402866
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The battle of Britain: 1940, Spitfire vs Bf 109E --
Battle for the bombers: Europe 1943-45, P-47 Thunderbolt vs Bf 109G/K --
Tooth and claw: duels over China, 1944, P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 "Oscar" --
Dueling for the Reich: Germany 1943-45, P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190 --
Last combat over the pacific: Japan 1945, Seafire vs A6M Zero.
Responsibility: editor, Tony Holmes.

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Any military collection will welcome this! "The Midwest Book Review (August 2011)""

 
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