Duxford and the Big Wings 1940-45: RAF and USAAF Fighter Pilots at War

Duxford and the Big Wings 1940-45: RAF and USAAF Fighter Pilots at War

Martin W. Bowman


A pulsating account of the younger RAF and American fighter boys who flew Spitfires, Hurricanes, Thunderbolts and Mustangs in the course of 1940-45. it really is detailed in that the tale is instructed utilizing first individual money owed from RAF, German and American ‘Eagles’ who fought within the skies over England within the conflict of england in the summertime of 1940 and the nice air offensives over occupied-Europe from 1942 onwards. the 1st 5 and a part chapters disguise the conflict of england interval whilst the RAF squadrons fought puppy fights with the Luftwaffe after which fought them in amassing power utilizing the ‘Big Wings to fulfill the bomber fleets attacking London. the second one a part of the booklet covers the Eagle squadron interval, which used to be accelerated with America’s access into the conflict. The motion strikes to the USAAF ‘Big Wings’ of Thunderbolts and Mustang warring parties that flew escort missions and dueled with the Luftwaffe over the continent throughout the significant bomber raids on German objectives in France, the Low nations and the Reich itself. an entire host of marvelous first hand money owed by way of British, Polish, Czech, German and American fighter pilots permeate the motion and describe the aerial battles as in simple terms they could. This distinctive e-book additionally comprises many bills and pictures that experience now not formerly been visible ahead of whereas the wealthy mixture of strive against money owed from both sides are introduced jointly for the 1st time in a single quantity.

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