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by John Frayn Turner

Author: John Frayn Turner
Subcategory: Military
Language: English
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd (March 1, 2000)
Pages: 256 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.7
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This epic air story of World War II is a powerful, poignant cross-section of the global air conflict from the perspective of British and American . Fight for the Air: Aviation Adventures from the Second World War. John Frayn Turner. The WAAF at War.

This epic air story of World War II is a powerful, poignant cross-section of the global air conflict from the perspective of British and American pilots. British Aircraft of the Second World War.

Fight for the Air book. John Frayn Turner is a British author specializing in military history. Books by John Frayn Turner

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Fight for the Air : Allied Air Battles in World War II. Hardback. About John Frayn Turner. By (author) John Frayn Turner. Free delivery worldwide. This epic air story of World War II is a powerful, poignant cross-section of the global air conflict from the perspective of British and American pilots. He was born in Portsmouth, England and served in the Royal Navy. He has written over twenty books.

John Frayn Turner is a hugely respected and much published author. He has numerous titles in print with Pen and Sword Books. He currently is re-locating with his wife to Cornwall.

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John Frayn Turner, the well-known aviation author, has . The Air Battle of El Alamein: Bisley, Beaufighter, Hurricane, Kittyhawk, Spitfire and Wellington.

John Frayn Turner, the well-known aviation author, has chosen the pictures and provided the text. The Dam-Busters: Lancaster. The aeroplanes flown by the Royal Air Force in World War II include a number of American types effectively used by all the Allied air forces, over land and sea, jungle and desert. The generation which fought World War II on either side – German and British, American, and Japanese – is fascinated by the great interest shown by the present generation in that period of history, from 1939 to 1945.

Allied Air Battles in World War II. by John Frayn Turner. Published May 10, 2000 by US Naval Institute Press.

Germany and Japan depended on air forces that were closely integrated with land and naval forces; the Axis powers downplayed the advantage of fleets of strategic bombers, and were late in appreciating the need to defend against Allied strategic bombing.

John Frayn Turner's prose crackles with action and tension to keep the reader's attention, and even those who know little about the war will find the stories to be a welcome introduction to the subject. Among the book's special attractions are the little-known contributions of rescue ships and merchant seamen and the adventures of civilians, including Johnnie Ferguson, who spent three weeks adrift in an open boat when her ship was torpedoed. Readers will come away with not only a clear understanding of the giant scope of World War II but of the individual grit and determination.

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This work gives an account of the actions involving men of the British and American Air Forces flying against their Axis counterparts. It highlights: when Britain and the Royal Air Force stood alone; Pearl Harbour; and the offensives of the American and British Air Forces in Europe and the Pacific.