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Poster featuring aircraft of the Royal Air Force.
Clash over Russia
Heinkel crews faced stiff opposition at the start of Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of Russia. Mikhail Timin describes the action.
Warren E Thompson relates the exploits of the USAAF’s top-scoring P-61 Black Widow unit.
In North Africa, cannon-armed Hurricanes took a heavy toll of Rommel’s Panzers, as Andrew Thomas explains.
Garry L Fry examines the circumstances surrounding the first USAAF victory over a Messerschmitt Me 262 jet.
Luigino Caliaro talks to two pilots who share a passion for the MiG-17.
Andrew Thomas details an attack on German-held ports in July 1941 that proved very costly to the Royal Navy.
Babak Taghvaee looks back on the long service life of Greek RF-84Fs, including encounters with RAF Lightnings.
Battle in the East
Terry Leversedge profiles Sqn Ldr Thomas Watson, a fighter pilot turned master bomber.