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Beaufighter Aces of World War 2

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Entering service at the end of the Battle of Britain, the pugnacious Bristol Beaufighter was deployed in numbers by Fighter Command just in time for the start of the Luftwaffe’s night ‘Blitz’ on Britain. Flown by specialised nightfighter squadrons – several of them elite pre-war Auxiliary Air Force units – it... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The entry of the United State’s premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing air supremacy over the Korean Peninsula was unacceptable. The 4th Fighter Wing got the call for combat... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War

Written by Alfredo Logoluso
Illustrated by Richard Caruana


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The CR.32 Falco was a handsome and highly maneuverable bi-plane fighter. During General Franco's fight with the Republicans for the control of Spain from 1936 - 39, no fewer than 477 CR.32s were involved, with an astounding 709 confirmed aerial victories, and an additional 320 kills claimed, against just 62 losses... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Fiat CR.42 Aces of World War 2

Written by Hakan Gustavsson and Richard Caruana
Illustrated by Ludovico Slongo


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Fiat CR.42, a logical development of the Fiat CR.32, was the last single-seat fighter biplane to be produced. It entered service with the Italian Regia Aeronautica in May 1939 before being exported to Belgium, Hungary and Sweden. Its combat debut came when the Belgian air force threw its fleet into... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
German Airborne Divisions
Blitzkrieg 1940-41
Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The German Army of World War II was the first to fully realise the benefits of using airborne troops alongside armoured formations. German Airborne Divisions became an integral part of the blitzkrieg operations that overran much of Western Europe during 1940 and 1941, from the historic raid on the Belgian fortress... Read more >
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Griffon Spitfire Aces

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Modified for low-level operations to counter Luftwaffe attacks on the south coast, the Griffon-powered Spitfire XIV became the best low-level fighter ofWorld War 2. Squadrons moved to southeastern England to counter the V1 flying bomb offensive, and daring pilots tipped the V1 over with the aircraft's wingtip to disorientate the bomb... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V

Written by Martyn Chorlton
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

At the outbreak of World War II, only 111 Squadron and a handful of others were equipped with the Hurricane. Thanks to sudden massive orders and a well-organized Hawker sub-contracting production to Gloster and General Aircraft, more squadrons rapidly became operational. Cutting their teeth during the Battle of France, it was... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hurricane Aces 1941-45

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Hurricane saw widespread action with Allied forces, as the RAF's first monoplane fighter. This book describes its many feats throughout 1945. It served as a fighter-bomber on the Channel Front, where the American Eagles and Polish units were amongst the Fighter Command squadrons flying the Hurricane, and where some of... Read more >
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Israeli F-4 Phantom II Aces

Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The American manufactured F-4 Phantom II was used by the Israelis in air-to-ground missions, as an attack aircraft, and air-to-air missions as a fighter. Despite performing both roles with equal success the Israeli reliance on the Mirage III and Nesher delta fighters meant that the F-4 was used most regularly in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Mosquito Aces of World War 2

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Mosquito developed into one of the most versatile aircraft of World War 2, entering service with Fighter Command in early 1942. The 'Mossie' was soon defending raids on Britain's Cathedral cities and became an integral part of the country's night defences. Its airborne radar gave it the ability to 'see'... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI

Written by John Stanaway
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Although far better known for their exploits over the war torn skies of Germany and Italy, the USAAF's premier fighters, the P-47 and P-51, also made significant contributions to the victory against Japan from 1943 onwards. This book relates the appearance of the Allison-engined A-36As and P-51As over Rangoon from India... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2

Written by Dmitriy Khazanov
Illustrated by Andrey Yurgenson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Petlyakov’s Pe-2 was the most numerous Soviet twin-engined bomber of World War 2, the aircraft being used as a dive-bomber, ground attack platform and dedicated reconnaissance type. The first examples entered service in August 1940, and by the time production came to end in late 1945, no fewer than 10,547 examples... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces

Written by Mikhail Maslov
Illustrated by Mark Postlethwaite


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The I-15, I-16 and I-153 fighters were the world's first mass-produced fighters. A total of 17,000 Polikarpov fighters had been manufactured by the time their series production was terminated in 1941. Aircraft of the first series successfully operated in Spain with the Republicans during the civil war (1936-39), in Chinese hands... Read more >
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RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The P-51 Mustang and P-47 Thunderbolt were the finest American fighters of World War 2, and both saw service with the Royal Air Force in substantial numbers. The RAF began flying the Mustang in 1944, using it to fly bomber escort missions, and deploying to support the ground campaigns in Italy... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Japanese Army Air Force's invasion of Burma during 1941-42 was at first a huge success against the RAF who struggled to support the Chindit expedition on the ground. Yet the arrival of the Spitfire was to change the fortunes of the RAF and the outcome of the battle. Proving a... Read more >
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Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific
Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific
Written by Andrew Thomas, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846034220
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Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

The Japanese Army Air Force's invasion of Burma during 1941-42 was at first a huge success against the RAF who struggled to support the Chindit expedition on the ground. Yet the arrival of the Spitfire was to change the fortunes of the RAF and the outcome of the battle. Proving a... Read more >
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Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Spitfire was the most iconic and famous British fighter of World War II and was first deployed to Egypt in the spring of 1942 as German success in North Africa reached its zenith. Although few in number, in their early battles with the Luftwaffe the RAF and South African Spitfire... Read more >
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US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45

Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The delivery of entire divisions to battlefields behind enemy lines by parachute and glider was a unique feature of World War II.

Failures at D-Day landings necessitated that, in order to avoid severe dispersion of paratroopers, US tactics be rethought and daylight airdrops be implemented.

The new tactics were first put... Read more >
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American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken an isolated America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against nighttime attack by bomber aircraft. With the help of the RAF, the importance of... Read more >
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Byron Hukee
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF ‘observers’ in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually, this arrangement was changed as enough Vietnamese pilots were trained to man... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The White Rose of Stalingrad
The Real-Life Adventure of Lidiya Vladimirovna Litvyak, the Highest Scoring Female Air Ace of All Time
Written by Bill Yenne


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

Of all the major air forces that were engaged in the war, only the Red Air Force had units comprised specifically of women. Initially the Red Air Force maintained an all-male policy among its combat pilots. However, as the apparently invincible German juggernaut sliced through Soviet defenses, the Red Air Force... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Royal Navy Aces of World War 2

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) served with distinction in every theater of war throughout World War II. From its poorly equipped beginnings - it started the war with few suitable, modern, carrier-born fighters - to the final campaigns over the Japanese home islands, the FAA proved an effective fighting force wherever... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Rick Burgess and Zip Rausa
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the A-1 Skyraider Units' participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Designed and built as a carrier-based attack aircraft in 1944, the A-1 reached frontline units too late to see combat in World War II (1939-1945). With the advent of jets in the late 1940s, the Skyraider was seen... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A-26 Invader Units of World War 2

Written by Jim Roeder
Illustrated by Janusz Swiatlon


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the A-26 Invader Units' participation in World War II (1939-1945). Designed to combine the bombing capability of the B-26 Marauder with the versatility of the ground-attack A-20 Havoc, the A-26 Invader would become the USAAF's attack bomber par excellence. Capable of flying low-level strafing or conventional bombing missions... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Air War in the Falklands 1982

Written by Chris Chant
Illustrated by Mark Rolfe


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Falklands War (1982), fought between the United Kingdom and Argentina for the possession of the Falkland Islands, was probably the last 'colonial' war that will ever be undertaken by the British. This book shows how the key to British success was the speed with which the British gained and then... Read more >
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