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Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific (SC) - Osprey - OS1087

Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific (SC) - Osprey - OS1087


 
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Aircraft of the Aces 87. The arrival of the Spitfire in Burma came at a crucial time as the RAF struggled against the Japanese to support the Chindit operation on the ground. Proving a huge boost to morale, the Spitfire played a large part in defeating the enemy, and covering the subsequent Allied advance through Burma, protecting the ground troops and providing vital supplies. Tells the stories of the 54 aces who flew against the Japanese, and also those who fought in India and Australia. Full color artwork reveals the markings and paint schemes of this most-famous of British planes, whilst first-hand accounts and archive photographs bring the aerial battles of Burma, India and Australia to life; 96 pages.