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    DescriptionThe Hurricane was the RAF's first monoplane fighter and saw significant combat during the fight over France and the Battle of Britain. One of its principal opponents in 1940 was the Bf 110 twin-engined, two-seat heavy fighter. Following the invasion of France, these fighters clashed regularly as the RAF's Hurricanes attacked German bomber formations defended by Bf 110. Although the Hurricane had the upper hand when it came to manoeuverability, the Bf 110 outclassed it in terms of fire power, with its mix of machine guns and cannon. This is the story of the dramatic battles in the skies over France and the Channel as Britain desperately tried to hold back the German onslaught from her shores.


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    Title
    Hurricane Vs. Bf 110
    Subtitle
    1940
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Holmes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 80
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846039454
    ISBN 10: 1846039452
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 520
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A44702534, A14204063
    BIC subject category V2: JWMV3, 3JJH
    DC22: 623.7464, 940.5442
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: UG1242.F5 H645 2010
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, JWCM, NHD, NHWL, JWMV
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPBL
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    21 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Osprey Aviation Editor since 1989, Tony Holmes is a native of Fremantle, Western Australia. Responsible for devising the Aircraft of the Aces, Combat Aircraft, Elite Units and Duel series, Tony has also written more than 20 books for Osprey in the past 19 years.
    Review quote
    ."..makes for a most interesting read and provides a good look at these two important early war designs. It is a book that I thoroughly enjoyed reading and I'm sure you will as well. Like all Osprey titles it is one that I can easily recommend to you." -Scott Van Aken, "Modeling Madness""The author uses first-hand accounts from a number of British and German aces to describe various combat situations, which puts the human element into the FIGHTING OR WAR. He discusses the statistics and analysis, and includes Kill Charts for the Ace Pilots of the Hurricane 1 and Bf110. This is a well written book containing much interesting information together with full-color illustrations and period photographs throughout. This is a book that air enthusiasts will enjoy." -www.mataka.org, January 2011""Hurricane I vs. Bf 110 -1940" is a great book for the modeler and historian alike. The photographs and drawings are a good resource for modeling and possible dioramas. It could be an inexpensive and valuable addition to any book collection on WWII aircraft. It is easy for me to give this book a "Must Have" rating." -Perry Downen, "IPMS/USA"