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    DescriptionThis is the second of two volumes providing an in-depth look at the air war over the North African desert in the early days of World War II. The equipment, organisation and operations of the Regia Aeronautica, RAF and French Air Force are described in detail. Possibly the last major combat in which both sides flew fighter bi-planes, it saw the Italian air arm take on the rather sparsely-equipped Allied forces in Egypt and Libya. This volume completes the story, up to the point in 1941 when German forces arrived to bolster the retreating Italian forces.


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    Title
    Desert Prelude: Operation Compass v. 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hakan Gustavsson, By (author) Ludovico Slongo
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 294 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788361421184
    ISBN 10: 8361421181
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWG, WGM
    LC classification: D
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    DC22: 940.54231
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24370
    BISAC V2.8: CRA020000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH
    Illustrations note
    16pp colour artworks, 100 b&w photos
    Publisher
    Mushroom Model Publications
    Imprint name
    Mushroom Model Publications
    Publication date
    19 June 2011