Rumanian Aces of World War 2

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First seeing action in the wake of the German invasion of the USSR in June 1941, the Royal Rumanian Air Force had been allied to the Luftwaffe since the Romanian government signed a Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy in November 1940. This book reveals how, despite suffering heavy losses to the numerically superior Russian forces, the Rumanians inflicted even greater casualties on the communists. Locked in bitter conflict with the Soviets until September 1944, when the Red Army poured across the Rumanian frontier and forced an armistice, the modest fighter force claimed 1500+ kills using primarily Bf 109's, E's.

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Published 20 Nov 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781782006664
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 92 b/w; 11 col
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 54
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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