CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT.


171 pp, oblong large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w maps, 40 color reproductions of paintings. "Forty superb full-colour paintings, accompanied by detailed background narratives, show the RAF in action, from the dogfights of the First World W ar to missions in the Gulf War...represent work of some of the very finest aviation artists working today...Sir Michael Armitage has assembled a first-class team of RAF veterans, historians and aviation experts with the brief to write the b a c k g r o u n d history of the action depicted in each painting...arranged chronologically within the decades of RAF service..." Dust jacket has a tiny closed tear and wrinkle at bottom edge of front panel, light wrinkling at bottom of front f la p- fo ld . F in e/ VG +

Title: CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT.

Author Name: Armitage, Michael, editor-in-chief. (Peter Kilduff, Peter Cooksley, Michael Burns, John Ray, Ray Sturtivant, John Maynard, Tony Mason, Michael Gething, Ron Dick, Ken Delve, Mike Spick, et al.)

Categories: Military - Aviation,

Publisher: Arms and Armour, (London, 1995).:

Seller ID: 9850

Keywords: Air operations, Aerial combat, RAF, Royal Air Force, Flying Corps, Dogfights, Gulf War, World War I, II, Malta, Sailor Malan, Northolt Raid, Dorniers, Colossus, Beaufort, Augsburg, Kurdistan, Fokker, Gibson, Halifax, Typhoons, Tempest, Tirpitz, Lanc,