This outstanding new book completes the in-depth analysis of the 2nd Tactical Air Force's operations from its initial formation in 1943 through to the ultimate defeat of Germany in May 1945. The informative text is interspersed with rare personal accounts from pilots as well as mini-biographies and specialist text boxes on key missions throughout the 176 pages. This fourth volume includes detailed coverage of areas such as camouflage and markings and ordnance systems as carried by the wide range of aircraft deployed by 2nd TAF, and which supplements much of the material in the first three volumes. The authors have uncovered a significant amount of rare and previously unpublished material which will delight modellers around the world. Meticulous listings of all wings, commanding officers, bases and squadrons are provided, along with brief histories of each. There is also a dedicated section on Group Support Units and Repair Units, as well as a valuable section on tactics used by 2nd TAF arranged by type and role. Supplemented by fabulous colour artwork throughout, and rare pilots' albums, this is essential volume for all military aviation enthusiasts.
|Name||2nd Tactical Air Force: Volume 4|
|Author||Christopher Shores & Chris Thomas|