Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939–41

Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939–41 cover

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Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the German tide during Britain's struggle for survival in the bitter years between 1939 and 1941. Early-mark Spitfires were notorious for their light armament, overheating engines and short range, but during the dogfights over Dunkirk and south-east England, then the first tentative sweeps across France, many pilots achieved scores of note.

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Published Nov 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781782006749
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 12
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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