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Luftwaffe vs. RAF: Flying Clothing of the Air War, 1939-45 (Schiffer Military History) (v. 1)

ISBN: 9780764302343
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Edition: First
Publication Date: 1997-04-01
Number of pages: 144
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An up-close and serious examination of the various different patterns of flying jackets, suits, headgear, boots and gloves worn by the courageous pilots and aircrews of these two great adversaries during World War II, by one of the most knowledgeable people on the subject.The book looks at the parallel development of flying clothing in the Luftwaffe and the Royal Air Force, and the surprising influence each country had upon the other. More than 500 photographs, over 400 of them in full color, identify full flying kit and clearly illustrate how it was worn.

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