Croatian Aces of World War 2

Front Cover
Osprey Publishing, 2002 - History - 96 pages
1 Review
Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.50s, the Croat forces suffered heavy losses during 1942 whilst flying alongside JG 52 in the southern sector of the Russian front. Despite this, a significant number of kills fell to future aces such as Cvitan Galic and Mato Dubovak during this time, and when the units re-equipped with Bf 109G-10s in 1943, battle-seasoned Croat pilots started to rack up impressive scores. This book reveals how, by 1944, Croat air groups were defending Yugoslavia from British and American air raids, and in the final months of the war a handful of surviving pilots fought on until final defeat in May 1945.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books

Contents

CONTENTS
6
CHAPTER THREE
43
CHAPTER FIVE
59
CHAPTER
74
APPENDICES
88
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References from web pages

Jan J. Safarik: Air Aces Home Page
Ciglic, B. - Slavic, D.: Croatian Aces of World War 2, Aircraft of the Aces 49, Osprey Aerospace, London 2002. Cony, Christophe: Les Fiat G.50 Croates, ...
aces.safarikovi.org/ victories/ croatia-ww2.html

【楽天市場】Croatian Aces of World War 2:楽天ブックス
Croatian Aces of World War 2(Croatian Aces of World War 2) ... タイトル:Croatian Aces of World War 2:AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES #49 CROAT(Aircraft of the Aces ...
item.rakuten.co.jp/ book/ 4986188/

Jan J. Safarik: Air Aces Home Page
Ciglic, B. - Slavic, D.: Croatian Aces of World War 2, Aircraft of the Aces 49, Osprey Aerospace, London 2002. Gleize, J.-P.: Aces, ...
aces.safarikovi.org/ victories/ victories-yugoslavia-1937-1945.html

About the author (2002)

Boris Ciglic is a member of the Yugoslav Historical Research Group attached to the Yugolsav Air Force Museum in Belgrade. He has spent many years detailing the history of the Croatian Air Groups, and has unearthed some terrific material. Dragan Slavic has been an associate of the Yugoslav Aeronautical Museum since 1978 and has established himself as one of the leading experts on the Croatian Air Force. In addition to more than sixty articles published in numerous Yugoslav aviation magazines, he has also assisted prominent aviation historians, contributing to books such as 'Horrido', 'Aeronautica Italiana nella Seconda Guerra Mondiale' and 'April 1941'. This is his first book for Osprey.

Bibliographic information