Dogfight : the greatest air duels of World War II /

Fighter pilots are the elite of the elite. It can take years of training to produce a fighter pilot and even longer to produce a plane that is worthy of their skills. Yet a dogfight can last only minutes.

Other Authors: Holmes, Tony.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, UK ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey Pub., 2011.
Physical Description: 352 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-345) and index. 
505 0 |a The battle of Britain: 1940, Spitfire vs Bf 109E -- Battle for the bombers: Europe 1943-45, P-47 Thunderbolt vs Bf 109G/K -- Tooth and claw: duels over China, 1944, P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 "Oscar" -- Dueling for the Reich: Germany 1943-45, P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190 -- Last combat over the Pacific: Japan 1945, Seafire vs A6M Zero. 
520 0 |a Fighter pilots are the elite of the elite. It can take years of training to produce a fighter pilot and even longer to produce a plane that is worthy of their skills. Yet a dogfight can last only minutes. 
650 0 |a World War, 1939-1945  |x Aerial operations. 
650 0 |a Fighter planes. 
650 0 |a Fighter pilots  |v Biography. 
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