Introduction /Chronology /Design and Development /Technical Specifications/ The Strategic Situation /The Combatants /Combat /Statistics and Analysis /Aftermath /Further Reading /Index
This fully illustrated title offers a balanced and detailed account of the clashes between two classic World War II fighters.
Peter Ingman is an author specializing in aviation and the early years of the Pacific War. He has written several books for Osprey, including DUE 93 Spitfire VC versus A6M2 Zero-sen. An award-winning essayist, Peter is the Chairman of the History Group at the South Australian Aviation Museum. He also runs his own publishing company, Avonmore Books. Jim Laurier is a native of New England and lives in New Hampshire. He attended Paier School of Art in Hamden, Connecticut, from 1974-78, and since graduating with Honours, he has been working professionally in the field of Fine Art and Illustration. He has been commissioned to paint for the US Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon. Gareth Hector is a digital artist of international standing as well as an aviation history enthusiast. Gareth completed the battlescene and cover artwork in this title. He lives in Perthshire, UK.