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The Fight for the Skies: Allied Fighter Aircraft in Europe and North Africa, 1939-1945

Freeman, Roger A. (Anthony)

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ISBN 10: 1854094130 / ISBN 13: 9781854094131
Published by Arms & Armour, 1998
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As New. Tight, clean and crisp. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. An exellent copy of the First Printing of the First Edition Protected in a new Mylar cover. As New. ; 10.94 X 8.90 X 0.79 inches; 192 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 20337

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Title: The Fight for the Skies: Allied Fighter ...

Publisher: Arms & Armour

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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The fighter pilot's glamorous image disguised the fact many WWII airmen never saw an enemy plane -- and those who did had a high casualty rate. Success often depended on position, surprise, and technical advantage. Using a large selection of rare photographs, the distinguished author of The Mighty Eighth dispels the inaccuracies fostered by wartime propaganda. Follow the air events of the blitzkrieg; cross-channel operations of the British; clashes in the Middle East; the English/American invasion of northwest Africa -- and more.

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As a boy, Roger Freeman watched from his father's farm as the 8th Air Force took off for its missions over Germany; he has had a lifelong interest in theMighty Eighth ever since, and now lectures on USAAF history, both here and in

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