US Army Air Force (1) cover

Description

In June 1941 the US Army's air organisations were consolidated under a single command, the Army Air Forces or AAF. Its expansion was rapid and massive, and its contribution to the war effort was substantial. Books abound describing the AAF's impressive combat record, but little has been published to record what the men inside the machines wore to stay alive and effective in the air and on the ground, or, as often as not, in the water. Gordon L. Rottman's detailed treatment discusses the flying clothes, accessories and equipment worn and used by individual airmen fighting their often desperate battles in the sky.

Product details

Published 20 Jun 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781846037368
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 10 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 46
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, v…

Illustrator

Francis Chin

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