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Clash of Wings

World War II in the Air

About The Book

From the author of Clash of Titans comes a captivating exploration of the role of air power in World War II.

In his captivating narrative, Boyne resurrects the war of the skies in all its heroic and tragic drama, while supplying insightful, expert conclusions about previously overlooked aspects of the war, including the essential role of American bombers in Europe; Germany's miscalculation of the number of planes required for victory; the Allies' slow start in deploying maximum air power—and why they eventually triumphed.

About The Author

Walter J. Boyne (1929–2020) was a veteran, an aviation historian, director of the National Air and Space Museum, and author of numerous books, including Clash of Titans and Clash of Wings.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (June 6, 1997)
  • Length: 416 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684839158

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