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9x12, 176 pages, color artwork, 150 photos, maps, diagrams & data tables Though perceived by many to have been the fighter 'workhorse' of the Luftwaffe on the Western and Eastern fronts during World War II, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 also served in unit strength in North Africa from late 1942 until the German collapse in May 1943. This new book is a day-to-day account of the air war over Tunisia and Algeria told through war diaries and first-hand accounts from both the German and Allied pilots who flew in the theater. Includes appendices with complete loss and victory lists, camouflage and markings of Fw 190s in North Africa, and Fw 190 captured in Tunisia. A day-to-day account of the air war over Tunisia and Algeria, told through war diaries and first-hand accounts from both German and Allied pilots. Contains more than 100 photos, many from private collections, plus illustrations & profiles.
color artwork, 150 photos, maps, diagrams & data tables
Using official German records, logbooks and personal accounts, the authors tell the little-known story of this rugged fighter's service in Tunisia in the fighter and ground-attack role and assess its technical and military performance.