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|Media and Contents:
||Soft cover; 64 pages plus covers;
glossy A4 format; 64 B&W photos; line drawings; 6 colour profiles; 6
Pacific Coast Models
||Interesting and little known
subject; 11 page report on building the excellent Eduard P-39 in 1/48
scale; Italian and English text
||Recommended, especially for Italian
Air Force enthusiasts.
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Many people may not be aware that the Airacobra flew in Italian service
after the Armistice.
Indeed, 170 P-39s were handed over to Italy. These aircraft were in
such poor condition that 21 never again took to the air. So if you like
heavily weathered models, here is a great opportunity for you!
It is a credit to the Italian ground crews and pilots that they managed
to get 149 Airacobras airworthy and flew them to good effect over the
With many nice clear monochrome photos and six interesting colour side
profiles, I am sure that many people will find this book of interest. When
someone says "...and now for something completely different", this must be
what they mean!
Recommended to all you Airacobraphiles or Italian Air Force nuts out
Thanks to IBN for the review sample.
Review Copyright © 2003 by Glen Porter
This Page Created on 20 June, 2003
Last updated 24 August, 2003
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