Combat Aircarft Nº150 Spitfire Photo-Recce units of World War 2

A fascinating exploration of the feats of the RAF's photographic reconnaissance aircraft. The photographic reconnaissance (PR) versions of the Supermarine Spitfire saw service against the Axis Tripartite throughout World War 2. Its superior performance even led to the USAAF adopting the type for (...)
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Dogfight Nº008 MiG-21 FISHBED : Opposing Rolling Thunder 1966 68

Using archival photographs sourced directly from Vietnam, specially commissioned diagrams and combat accounts from veterans, István Toperczer reveals how the MiG-21 defended Vietnam between 1966 and 1968. One of the most successful communist jet fighters ever built, the MiG-21 "Fishbed" was (...)
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Men at Arms Nº551 Ottoman Armies 1820 1914

This book describes and illustrates the armies of the embattled Ottoman Turkish Empire involved in 19th-century wars during the Empire's long spiral of decline. During the so called long 19th century', between the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the (...)
Categoría: Libros

Afghan Air Wars. Soviet, US and NATO operations

Michael Napier details the critical role of air power in the skies over Afghanistan, from the ten-year occupation by the USSR in the 1980s through to the US and NATO campaign from 2001 to 2021. US and British forces, strongly supported by air power, invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 in response to (...)
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Air Campaign Nº039 Korea 1950 53: B-29s, Thunderjets and Skyraiders fight the strategic bombing campaign

A spectacularly illustrated new history and analysis of the strategic bombing campaign in the Korean War, which saw the last combat of America's legendary B-29s. Just five years after they defeated Japan, at the dawn of the jet age, the most advanced bomber of World War II was already obsolescent. (...)
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Victory to defeat. The British Army 1918-40

A compelling history of the decline of an army from the triumph of victory in 1918 to defeat in 1940 and why this happened. A salutary warning for modern Britain.The British Army won a convincing series of victories between 1916 and 1918. But by 1939 the British Army was an entirely different (...)
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Osprey Modelling Nº001. Modelling the Harrier I and II

In over 30 years of service, the Harrier has seen significant combat action for the British Royal Navy and the USMC: from the Falklands to Bosnia and Kosovo, from the First Gulf War to Afghanistan, the Harrier has played a key role. It has also seen service for Italy, Spain, and India. Distinctive (...)
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