September 7, 2015
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Luftwaffe vs. RAF: Flying Clothing of the Air War, 1939-45 (Schiffer Military/Aviation History) (v. 1)

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.

August 26, 2015
by dogsbody
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Luftwaffe vs. RAF: Flying Equipment of the Air War, 1939-45 (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)

This second of a two volume study closely examines the development and uses of personal flying equipment issued to the combat personnel of the Luftwaffe and Royal Air Force throughout World War II. Illustrated wih over 500 photographs 450 in color and i

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