Spitfire Mark V Aces 1941-45

Spitfire Mark V Aces 1941-45

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This volume completes the "Aircraft of the Aces" trilogy on the elite pilots that flew the Spitfire in World War II. The Spitfire Mk V was the workhorse of the wartime marks, being flown in combat across the globe. It was the first of its type to be built in sufficient numbers to allow it to serve in the Far East, Australia, North Africa and Russia. A robust machine, it was often outclassed by the Luftwaffe's Fw 190. Nevertheless, pilots of the calibre of Malan, Tuck, Johnson, Beurling, Caldwell and Duke all enjoyed success with the Mk V and are described in the book.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 184 x 244 x 10mm | 322.05g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Osprey Publishing
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100 b&w and 40 colour illustrations
  • 1855326353
  • 9781855326354
  • 744,211

About Alfred Price

Ex-RAF aircrew, Dr. Alfred Price works as an aviation author and defence analyst. He has written several titles on the Spitfire for the Osprey Aircraft of the Aces series.show more

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