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Les Ailes de Gloire

Les Ailes de Gloire = Wings of Glory. French language series (some contain an insert with an English summary) of monographs. These slightly smaller than A4 size soft back books contain the developmental history of the type, including subtypes, technical data, its use by combat units and some of the well known pilots that flew the type and colours and markings. This is illustrated by b/w (and sometimes colour) photographs, detail photographs/drawings, full colour profiles, (printed) colour chips, C/A drawings and in some issues an insert with scale drawings. The first issues were published by Editions Indochine but later numbers where by Editions d’Along.

Publisher: Editions Indochine/Editions d'Along, France Language: French
40-146 pages, Softback, sub-A4 size (18.5 x 25.5 cm), b+w/col photos, colour drawings, (scale line drawings in insert).


Quick jump: 1 5 10 15


'No.1 - Breguet 690/691/693/695/700'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-01-1, First published: July 2000]

40 pages (excluding English summary insert).


'No.2 - A6M Zero'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-02-X, First published: 2000]

48 pages?


'No.3 - Bloch 150, 151, 152, 155, 157, 700 C1'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-10-0, First published: 2000]

56 pages.


'No.4 - Les Chasseurs Yak du Normandie-Niemen'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-13-5, First published: 2001]

68 pages.


'No.5 - Caudron C-620 C-625 C-635 Simoun'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-06-2, First published: 2001]

56 pages.


'No.6 - Curtiss Hawk H75'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-08-9, First published: 2002]

56 pages.


'No.7 - Morane-Saulnier MS 406 C1'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-14-3, First published: 2002]

60 pages (excluding inserts). Revised edition.


'No.8 - Dewoitine D.520'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-11-9, First published: November 2002]

68 pages (excluding inserts with scale drawings)


'No.9 - Les Potez 63'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-12-7, First published: Jan 2003]

64 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.10 - La Chasse F.A.F.L. Tome 1 1940-1942 Hawker Hurricane'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-15-1, First published: June 2003]

56 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.11 - La Chasse Belge 1939-1946 Tome 1 Les Spitfire Mk.I-Mk.V'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-16-X, First published: Sept 2003]

56 pages (excluding inserts). Revised edition.


'No.12 - Chance-Vought Corsair F4U-7 & AU-1'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-14-8, First published: December 2003]

96 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.13 - Dewoitine D.500-D.510'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-18-6, First published: March 2004]

64 pages. Revised edition.


'No.14 - Loiré et Olivier LeO 45'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-19-4, First published: September 2004]

64 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.15 - North American T-6 et derives'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-21-6, First published: 1 December 2004]

146 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.16 - Les P-38 de la 33e Escadre'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-22-4, First published: 31 December 2004]

64 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.17 - Spitfire & Seafire à cocardes Françaises'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-24-0, First published: May 2005]

66 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.18 - Les C.A.M.S. 37 & 55'
by Patrick Marchand and Junko Takamori
[ISBN 2-914403-14-3, First published: 2006]

60 pages (excluding inserts)


'No.19 - Les Chasseurs Caudron 580-760'
by ?
[ISBN -, First published: NYP]



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