Fighter Aces of World War II
By Robert Jackson
A thrilling account of fourteen legendaryWW2 fighter pilots.
It is World War Two, and the battle for control of the skies is proving to be just as fierce as the battles raging on land.
In this powerful account, Robert Jackson explores the true stories of fourteen top fighter pilots during the Second World War.
The pilots, of various nationalities, have been carefully selected from hundreds of other distinguished fighter pilots due to their exemplary qualities which set them apart from the rest.
They include Irish Wing Commander Paddy Finucane – the youngest person ever given command of a fighter wing; Japanese aviator Saburo Sakai, and German Luftwaffe general Adolf Galland, credited with 104 aerial victories.
The expertly narrated stories provide a powerful insight into the lives of the legendary fighter pilots, whose awe-inspiring achievements make Fighter Aces of World War II a must read for lovers of military aviation.
Robert Jackson (b. 1941) is a prolific author of military and aviation history, having become a full time writer in 1969. As an active serviceman in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve he flew a wide range of aircraft, ranging from jets to gliders.