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Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco
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Introduction /Chronology /Design and development /Strategic situation /Technical specifications /The combatants /Combat /Statistics and analysis /Aftermath /Bibliography /Glossary

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This book examines key encounters between the Gloster Gladiator and the Fiat CR.42 Falco, the last biplane fighters to enter front-line service, over some of the lesser-known theatres of conflict in World War II.

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Swede Hakan Gustavsson has researched the use of biplane fighters in World War II for many years. He runs one of the internet's oldest and largest aviation sites (surfcity.kund.dalnet.se), featuring biographies of pilots who flew biplane fighters during World War II. He has been in contact with numerous pilot veterans, and their families, over the past two decades, unearthing first-hand accounts and other invaluable material relating to their often forgotten wartime exploits. Ludovico Slongo is a promising aviation historian based in the Italian city of Padua. He has been researching the history of military aviation during World War II for more than 15 years, focusing on pilots, units and operations of the Italian Regia Aeronautica. Together with Hakan Gustavsson, he is working on a number of research projects related to the air war in North Africa and the Mediterranean. Ludovico Slongo is a promising aviation historian based in the Italian city of Padova. He has been researching the history of military aviation during the World War 2 for more than 15 years, focusing on pilots, units and operations of the Italian Regia Aeronautica. Together with Hakan Gustavsson, he is working on a number of research projects related to the air war in North Africa and the Mediterranean. Gareth Hector is a digital artist of international standing as well as an aviation history enthusiast. Gareth completed the battlescene artwork and cover artwork.

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All in all it is a not to be missed book for all WW2 aviation enthusiasts. - Marco De Montis A work of excellent quality and great interest, at an affordable price. - JP4 It's highly recommended to aviation history aficionados and aircraft modelers, as the number of pictures will certainly help you in researching your next model camouflage pattern. - IMPS/USA I happily recommend the book. - armorama.kitmaker.net In summary, a beautiful volume that should not be missing from the library of the true lover of military aviation. - RID

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