Tomahawk and Kittyhawk Aces of the RAF and Commonwealth:

Tomahawk and Kittyhawk Aces of the RAF and Commonwealth:

Andrew Thomas


Deemed fallacious for the Channel entrance, lend-lease Tomahawks and Kittyhawks as an alternative grew to become the staple warring parties of the desolate tract Air strength in 1941-42, flying with RAF, South African and Australian squadrons in North Africa and the center East. even supposing frequently outclassed through the Bf 109, a couple of pilots loved a few good fortune throughout the barren region crusade – males like Caldwell, Gibbes, Edwards and Drake, all of whom collected double determine rankings. within the some distance East, Australian and New Zealand pilots additionally observed a lot motion opposed to the japanese in 1942/43, flying over the jungles of latest Guinea in defence of the Australian mainland. This publication charts the careers of the boys who 'made ace' in those frequently underestimated combatants.

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