1st thus, 1989. 128 pp., photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 19cm. FINE. This fascinating book details the development of fighter aircraft combat in World War II. The author traces the evolution of tactics and technique against a background of ever-improving fighter design and capability, and he assesses the best fighter aircraft during the war by comparing four premier fighters belonging to the major aviation combatants. The informative text is accompanied by over 100 photographs and 33 diagrams, maps and cut-away drawings. Originally published as World War Two Fighter Conflict, this book has been completely revised and new illustrations have been added. A companion to the item below.