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Author Name    Price, Alfred.

Title   SKY BATTLES: DRAMATIC AIR WARFARE ACTIONS.

Publisher    Arms & Armour, London, 1993.

Seller ID   24126

160 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1854091913 B&w photographs, map. "This enthralling book takes examples of air actions fought during the past eight decades, and uses them to illustrate the multi-faceted nature of air warfare....As well as portraying the true nature of aerial warfare, the accounts illustrate the far-reaching changes to military aviation that have occurred since its inception. Yet, despite this enormous transformation, one value has remained a l m ost constant - the bravery, determination and resourcefulness of those who have made the sky their chosen arena for battle." Contents: Introduction; Above the Fields of France; The Rise and Demise of the Stuka; Only One Came Back; Low Altitu d e At t a ck; Countering the Night Bomber; Battle of the Coral Sea; Battle of the Bay; The Regensburg Strike; Reconnaissance to Berlin; The Nuremburg Disaster; Days of the Sturmgruppe; The Jets get their Chance; Furball over Hai Duong; Low Level D ra ma in fr ont of San Carlos; The Epic of 'Bravo November'; Precision Attack - By Night; St Valentine's Day Shoot-Down; Finale; Glossary; Index. Faint erased pencil marks on front free end paper, red remainder dot on top of text block - migrates in to top marg in of effected pages, tiny dint on top of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds - minor wrinkling at bottom and elsewhere, three very tiny dints on front hinge, minor rubbing, remainder ink at to p ed ge of f ront flap. Very Good/Very Good

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