Publishing in the 35th anniversary of the Falklands War, this fully illustrated book examines the actions between Royal Navy Sea Harriers and the French-built Argentine Air Force Mirage III and Dagger aircraft.
Introduction /Chronology /Design and Development /Technical Specifications /The Strategic Situation /The Combatants /Combat /Statistics and Analysis /Aftermath /Further Reading /Index
Doug Dildy is a retired USAF colonel and former F-15 pilot who worked with SHARs operationally and in air-to-air training during his first NATO tour of duty. During his writing career, he has written and co-authored ten Osprey books including the highly successful Osprey Duel 72: F-15C Eagle vs MiG-23/-25: Iraq 1991 . Dildy lives in Albuquerque, NM. Pablo Calcaterra is a Canadian citizen from Argentina. He is an avid and award winning aircraft modeller, with direct access to the Argentine Air Force archives and contact with many veterans of the conflict. Calcaterra lives in London, Ontario. Jim Laurier is a native of New England and lives in New Hampshire. He attended Paier School of Art in Hamden, Connecticut, in 1978. He has been commissioned to paint for the US Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon. Gareth Hector is a digital artist of international standing as well as an aviation history enthusiast. Gareth completed the battlescene artwork and cover artwork for this book.
"The book is superbly illustrated with great photos and art work. It is a very good read with lots of pilot stories and a good overall look at the war along with an assessment of the conflict. Very much worth picking up." - Modelling Madness