Keyword:CHRISTOPHER SHORES MEDITERRANEAN MIDDLE EAST EASTERN HISTORY AIR WAR NORTH AFRICA MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 AVIATION

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A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 - Volume One [1]: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942

By: Shores, Christopher; Massimello, Giovanni; Guest, Russell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grub Street: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279549

ISBN: 1908117079

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2012 Hard Cover. 560 pp. Black-and-white photographs and maps throughout text. It is now more than 40 years since Fighters over the Desert was published, and nearly as long since this was followed by Fighters over Tunisia. Both volumes have long been out of print and collectors’ items, but, despite much prompting, Christopher Shores has resolutely refused to permit their reprinting until he amassed so much more information. He has also long nursed a desire to expand the coverage to encompass the operations of the other types of aircraft involved in this interesting and importa... View more info

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A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 - Volume Two [2]: North African Desert, February 1942 - March 1943

By: Shores, Christopher; Massimello, Giovanni; Guest, Russell; Olynyk, Frank; Bock, Winfried

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Grub Street: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279550

ISBN: 190916612X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 736 pp. Black-and-white photographs and maps throughout text. The first volume of this series dealt with the initial 19 months of the air war over the Western Desert of North Africa. This volume picks up the story as the 8th Army, following its hard-fought success in Operation Crusader, was forced back to the Gazala area, roughly midway between the Cyrenaican/Tripolitanian border of Libya and the frontier with Egypt. It covers the lull prior to the disastrous defeat of the 8th Army in June 1942 and the loss of the im... View more info

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A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 - Volume Three [3]: Tunisia and the End in Africa, November 1942 - May 1943

By: Shores, Christopher; Massimello, Giovanni; Guest, Russell; Olynyk, Frank; Bock, Winfried

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Grub Street: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279551

ISBN: 1910690007

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2016 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 680 pp. Black-and-white photographs and maps throughout text. The third volume in this series returns to November 1942 to explain the background to the first major Anglo-American venture – Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa. It deals with the fratricidal combats which followed the initial landings in Morocco and Algeria for several days. It then considers the efforts made – unsuccessfully in the event – to reach northern Tunisia before the Germans and Italians could get there to forestall the ... View more info