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    DescriptionIn the desperate battle for Malta in 1941-2, when German and Italian bombers pounded the island, the arrival of Spitfire Mark Vs helped turn the tables in favour of the Allies. Flown from RN and USN carriers, and some even direct from Gibraltar, the Spitfires significantly enhanced the defences. For many years arguments have raged about the precise colour schemes carried by these aircraft. In this new book Malta-based aviation historian Brian Cauchi looks at all the evidence - from photographs and personal memories through to surviving parts of these aircraft - and presents his personal interpretation of the many colour schemes, official and otherwise, carried by these hard-pressed and hard-working warplanes.


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    Title
    Malta Spitfire Vs - 1942
    Subtitle
    Their Colours and Markings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Cauchi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788361421795
    ISBN 10: 8361421793
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    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: JWG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DSM
    B&T General Subject: 520
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    BIC subject category V2: JWMV3, 3JJH
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DSM
    DC23: 623.7464
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: D756.5.M35 C58 2012
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, JWCM, NHWL, JWMV
    Illustrations note
    Full colour artwork, colour and b&w photos
    Publisher
    Mushroom Model Publications
    Imprint name
    Mushroom Model Publications
    Publication date
    18 April 2013
    Author Information
    Brian Cauchi lives in Malta.