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Allied Jet Killers of World War 2
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Aerial Warfare Revolution /First Clashes /Battles Intensify /Bodenplatte to Varsity /To the Death /All the King's Men /Soviet Victories /Colour Plates Commentary /Index

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The story of the USAAF and RAF pilots who engaged the most technologically advanced combat aircraft of World War 2 - the German jets, which were capable of speeds close to 200mph faster than the best Allied piston-engined fighters of the period.

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Stephen Chapis has been a warbird photojournalist for Warbird Digest (WD) magazine since 2007 and was named Assistant Editor for the magazine in 2014. In addition to WD, Stephen has been published in Aeroplane, Combat Aircraft, EAA's WARBIRDS, FlyPast, Red Alert (Redstar Pilots Association magazine), and World Airshow News. In addition to his 300 hours logged in the air as a private pilot, he also has logged more than 75 hours in the air as a photographer. Andrew Thomas joined the RAF to fly straight from school and he has maintained his enthusiastic interest in the history and development of the Service from which he has recently retired. Specialising in the history of the RAF and the Commonwealth Air Forces, he has previously published more than a dozen volumes in the Osprey Aircraft of the Aces series. Jim Laurier is a native of New England, growing up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has been drawing since he could hold a pencil and throughout his life he has worked in many mediums creating artwork on a variety of subjects. He has worked on the Osprey Aviation list since 2000, and in that time he has produced some of the finest artwork seen in these volumes.

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"I highly recommend this latest addition to the Aircraft of the Aces series by Osprey Publishing. Along with their previous releases, Allied Jet Killers of World War 2 belongs in any aircraft modeler's book shelf." - IPMS / USA

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