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Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy
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Introduction /Chapter One - Desert beginning /Chapter Two - Operation Torch and beyond /Chapter Three - Landing in Sicily /Chapter Four - Slow grind up of Italy /Chapter Five - Southern France and the Balkans /Chapter Six - Valediction /Appendices

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Essential coverage of the key part played by the iconic Spitfire in the desert campaign during 1942-43, and in the destruction of the Luftwaffe in Sicily, Italy and the Balkans from mid-1943 through to VE Day.

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Andrew Thomas is one of Britain's leading RAF researchers, having published numerous articles and books on the subject as well as readily assisting other authors. Having joined the RAF to fly straight from school, he has maintained his enthusiastic interest in the history and development of his Service throughout his career. This is his 12th title in the Osprey Aircraft of the Aces Series. Chris Davey has illustrated more than 20 titles for Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces, Combat Aircraft, and Aviation Elite Units series since 1994. He is one of the last traditional airbrush artists in the business and has become Osprey's artist of choice for both USAAF fighters and RAF subject matter, proving his undoubted skill when dealing with large aircraft subjects such as the Halifax and Sunderland. Chris is based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK.

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A mine of information and is thus recommended to all Spitfire fans -- Model Airplane International

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