DUELS IN THE SKY: WORLD WAR II NAVAL AIRCRAFT IN COMBAT.

Brown, Capt. Eric. M.


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Shrewsbury, 1st Eng., ed., 1989. Viii + 222 pp., photo-ills. D.J., 26 x 18cm. Nr.FINE. Was the Hellcat a greater fighter than the Zeke? The Spitfire better than the FW 190? The Stuka a more effective dive bomber than the Dauntless? Questions such as these have long provoked disputes but now one of the greatest naval aviators of all time puts these controversies to rest as he pits various Allied and Axis aircraft against one another in theatrical combat to determine which deserve to be called the greatest. Using his own experiences test-flying these planes, the author evaluates their strengths and weaknesses and in dramatic single-combat scenarios decides the victors.


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