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Desert Prelude: "Operation Compass" by [Hakan Gustavsson]

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“…deserves high praise for expanding the English-language catalog of histories devoted to such a detailed understanding of the topic. The early months of air action in the desert can seem like the aerial warfare of World War I rather than World War II, making Operation Compass as fascinating as it is informative. Quite a good job, and definitely recommended.” (Stone & Stone Second World War Books) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Håkan Gustavsson is a Swedish aviation researcher and writer specializing in the early air war of the Second World War and especially the use of biplane fighters. He runs one of internet’s oldest and largest sites ( featuring biographies of pilots that flew biplane fighters during the conflict. He has been in contact with numerous veterans, and their families, over the past two decades, unearthing first-hand accounts and other invaluable material relating to their often forgotten wartime exploits.

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Product details

  • Publication Date : April 19, 2011
  • Print Length : 196 pages
  • Publisher : MMPBooks (April 19, 2011)
  • ASIN : B008H4U8E4
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • File Size : 5587 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Language: : English
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars Unusual insight into the early days of the aerial campaign in North Africa
Reviewed in Canada on January 16, 2016
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