Spitfire Mk.IX in Israeli Air Force Service 1948-1956
Author: Alex Yofe.
This first book from White Crow Publications covers in detail
the service history of the
Spitfire Mk.IX with the Israeli air force from 1948 to 1956.
Size: 21.5X28cm (8.5X11 in).
366 photos; of which many
are from privet albums and never have been seen
before, sixteen pages of color artwork (59 color profiles in total).
The book is organized in eleven chapters, which cover the First
Spitfires. Operations Velveta I and II. Operations during the War
of Independents with 101 Sqn. Clashing with the RAF. REAF Spitfires.
Service after the war with 105 and 107 Squadrons. The Burmese sale. Retirement.
Survivors. Camouflage and markings. Individual histories
and general data regarding the service of the Spitfire with the
Israeli air force.