War In The Air – IWM Ebook

£6.95 £5.21

Available Now

Allied victory in the Second World War owed much to air power. British and American air forces played a vital role in protecting territory and friendly forces from enemy attack, as well as supporting the military and maritime operations that ultimately brought about the collapse of the Nazi regime.Following the success of The Second World War in Colour, this book presents a further selection of original colour photographs from the extensive IWM collection, focusing on Allied aircraft and airmen from the Second World War. Alongside these rarely seen images, Ian Carter, Senior Curator at IWM, examines how crucial aviation was to winning the war, from protecting the skies and waters of Britain and the Mediterranean, to Bomber Command and the USAAF’s night-time strikes over Germany. Shot from the ground and from the air, these powerful images bring the Second World War to life.

Out of stock

Category: ISBN: 5060246770292

Description

Allied victory in the Second World War owed much to air power. British and American air forces played a vital role in protecting territory and friendly forces from enemy attack, as well as supporting the military and maritime operations that ultimately brought about the collapse of the Nazi regime.Following the success of The Second World War in Colour, this book presents a further selection of original colour photographs from the extensive IWM collection, focusing on Allied aircraft and airmen from the Second World War. Alongside these rarely seen images, Ian Carter, Senior Curator at IWM, examines how crucial aviation was to winning the war, from protecting the skies and waters of Britain and the Mediterranean, to Bomber Command and the USAAF’s night-time strikes over Germany. Shot from the ground and from the air, these powerful images bring the Second World War to life.