CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT.


171 pp, oblong large 8vo (8 7/8" H x 11 1/4" D). B&w maps. "Forty superb full-colour paintings, accompanied by detailed background narratives, show the RAF in action, from the dogfights of the First World War to missions in the Gulf War. (Represents) 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 background 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 flap-fold.

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.)

Illustrator: Mark Postlethwaite, Michael Turner, Jim Mitchell, Geoff Lee, Michael Rondot, John Young, Frank Wootton, Maurice Gardener, et al.

Categories: Military - Aviation, Military - First World War, Military - World War II, Military - Post WWII,

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour: 1995

ISBN Number: 185409291X

ISBN Number 13: 9781854092915

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 9850

Keywords: Air operations, Aerial combat, RAF, Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Dogfights, Gulf War, World War I, World War II, Malta, Sailor Malan, Northolt Raid, Dorniers, Colossus, Beaufort, Augsburg, Kurdistan, Fokker, Gibson, Halifax, Typhoons, Tempest, Tirpitz, First world War, Second World War, Post World War II, Aviation Art, Warneford, Gordon Crosby, Peter Kilduff, Werner Voss, Michael Turner, J.M. Bruce, Fokker D.VII, Mark Postethwaite, Wapiti, Kurdistan, Sir Michael Armitage, Peter Cooksley, Sailor Malan, Tiro Vorster, Michael Burns, Learoyd, Hampden, Philip West, Ron Dick, Dorniers, Kenley, John Ray, Hurricane, Jim Mitchell, Brian Withams, Mike Spick, David Shepherd, Ray Sturtivant, Beaufort, Augsburg Raid, Chris Stothard, Peter Jacobs, ken Delve, Caen Steelworks, Falaise, Frank Wootton, John Maynard, Dakotas, Arnhem, Tony Mason, Rangoon, Lancasters, N-Nuts, Norman Hoad, Michael Gething, San Carlos Water, Northern Ireland, Wessex, Michael Rondot.,