• Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean, Aircraft of the Aces 2, Osprey

Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean, Aircraft of the Aces 2, Osprey

 

  • Brand: Osprey
  • Product Code: D09314 [22018]
  • Availability: In Stock & ready to ship!
  • Date added: 14/04/2022
  • 12.90€


AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES No 2: BF 109 ACES OF NORTH AFRICA AND THE MEDITERRANEAN

Totally outnumbered throughout their short two-year sojourn in the Western Desert, the crack fighter pilots of the handful of Jagdgeschwader in-theatre fought an effective campaign in support of Rommel's Afrika Korps against the British and American forces. Relying almost exclusively on the Luftwaffe's staple fighter of World War 2, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the battle-hardened aces used the aircraft's superior performance to achieve incredible scores against the Allies. Similarly, once pushed out of North Africa, these units continued to take the fight to the RAF and USAAF from makeshift bases in northern Italy. 

Contents:

  • Desert Jagdflieger
  • ''Star of Afrika''
  • End of an Era
  • New Adversaries
  • Italian Debacle
  • Jagdgeschwader 27 ''Afrika''
  • Appendices
  • Index

Author: Jerry Scutts

Publisher: Osprey publishing (1994).

ISBN: 9781855324482

Description: 96 pages, Paperback, 247 X 184 mm, approx. 110 b/w photos, 59 colour side views accompanied by extensive infrmative text, 1 three-view colour profile, 6 uniform colour illustrations, 1/72 scale drawings, tables.

Condition: VERY GOOD+

Shipping weight: 440 gr.

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