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No 91' Nigeria' Sqn (Osprey Aviation Elite S.)
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 128 pages|
|Other Information: ||100 b&w and 40 colour illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 25 May 2001|
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From its humble beginnings as a reconnaissance flight, using second-hand aircraft at the very end of the Battle of Britain. No 91 'Nigeria' Squadron went on to become one of the most famous units in Raf Fighter Command. It achieved outstanding results using new low-level interception tactics along the south coast of England. employing the very latest marks of Spitfire. indeed, it was one of the few fighter units to be Spitfire-equipped throughout World War 2. Manned by a multifarious band of pilots from across the globe, No 91 'Nigeria' Sqn also produced its fair share of aces.
Table of Contents
No 42.1 Flight; 'Nigerian' Squadron; Ramrods, Rodeos and Rhubarbs; 'Diver' Days; Final Fling; Peace; Appendices; Commanding Officers of No 91 'Nigeria' Sqn - Bases - Aircraft Used - Aces; Commentary on the Colour Profiles
About the Author
Chris Davey has become one of Osprey's principal illustrators of RAF aircraft, having produced the profiles for over a dozen books since 1994. Peter Hall is a policeman serving in Ashfrod, Kent. He is a specialist in the field of Kentish aviation, having written books on Raf West Malling and a small volume on No 91 Sqn for a local publisher.
23.06 x 16.66 x 0.94 centimetres (0.45 kg)|
15+ years |