The first review of "Desert Prelude: Operation Compass" has arrived!
Saturday, March 26, 2011
First review of "Desert Prelude: Operation Compass"
Posted by Håkan at 11:45 No comments:
Labels: Biplane fighter pilot, Books, Commonwealth, Italian, RAAF, RAF, Regia Aeronautica, WWII
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Swedish J 9s (Seversky P-35) on film
Marvelous color-clip of Swedish J 9s (Seversky P-35) being prepared in the Philippines in 1940. These aircraft were embargoed Swedish fighters re-routed from Sweden to the Pacific.
For more info on the J 9 in Sweden (and the Philippines see Mikael Forslund nice book (http://www.mikaelforslundproduktion.com/4.html)
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Desert Prelude: Operation Compass
It seems that the book is available for order since I've received my "writer's copies" and according to MMP's webpage the book is available for sale (http://mmpbooks.biz/mmp/books.php?book_id=135 ) even if it's only available for pre-order at Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Desert-Prelude-Operation-Compass-White/dp/8361421181/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1299338158&sr=8-1 ).
This book covers the air war during "Operation Compass" from December 1940 until the fall of Beda Fomm on 7 February 1941 and thus concludes mine and Ludovico Slongo's "Desert Prelude".
Posted by Håkan at 16:54 4 comments:
Labels: Biplane fighter pilot, Books, Commonwealth, Italian, RAAF, Regia Aeronautica, WWII
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