The second part of a monograph on Curtiss P-40 constitutes a thorough insight into their utility in air warfare in the Pacific and CBI.
Starting with the actions of legendary`Flying Tigers' over China and Burma, the author discusses the battles over Malaya, the Philippines, Australia, the Solomon Islands and Rabaul together with the defence of the Aleutian Islands, the comeback to China and the breakthrough in New Guinea, featuring the operations of the RAAF and the RNZAF units equipped with P-40s. A list of pilots with 5 or more victories in the Pacific and CBI is also included.
Complete with 100 pages, 117 photographs, 24 sheets of technical drawings in 1:48 and 1:72 scale with specification of external changes in production-run versions of the aircraft, 9 colour charts with 11 examples of camouflage schemes.
About the Series
Monographs focuses on an individual type of aircraft. Each monograph contains descriptions of the aircraft's origin, its variants and combat history. Each volume includes several hundred archive photographs, technical scale drawings and colour profile artwork. Each book also has free extras for modellers, with decals and masking foil.
Publisher: Kagero Oficyna Wydawnicza
Number of pages: 116
Dimensions: 295 x 210 x 7 mm