Aircam/Airwar

The Aircam/Airwar series of books covered the combat operations of the world’s major air forces during WW1 and WW2. Each title focused on a specific role – fighter, bomber, ground attack etc – within a defined theatre of operations. The narrative text provided an outline history of the campaigns fought by these units, describng the men, the missions, the machines and the markings carried. Well illustrated with rare b+w photos, each book also included 6 pages of colour artwork illustrating the aircraft, unit insignia, vehicles and aircrew uniforms of the featured units. (Initially called ‘Aircam/Airwar’, to link with a previous Osprey series, the series title became ‘Osprey/Airwar’ from volume 13).

In 2002 all of these titles were reprinted as facsimile editions to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their first publication.

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Ltd, UK Language: English
48 pages, Softback, 7.25″ x 9.75″ size, 30-40 b+w photos, 6 pages colour drawings.


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‘1 – RAF Fighter Units, Europe 1939-42’
by Bryan Philpott
[ISBN 0 85045 091 8, First published: July 1977]

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‘2 – USAAF Heavy Bomber Units, ETO & MTO 1942-45’
by Jerry Scutts
[ISBN 0 85045 131 0, First published: July 1977]

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‘3 – Spanish Civil War Air Forces’
by Christopher Shores
[ISBN 0 85045 135 3, First published: July 1977]

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‘4 – Luftwaffe Ground Attack Units 1939-45’
by Martin Pegg
[ISBN 0 85045 137 X, First published: Jul 1977]

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‘5 – RAF Bomber Units 1939-42’
by Bryan Philpott
[ISBN 0 85045 139 6, First published: July 1977]

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‘6 – Luftwaffe Fighter Units, Europe 1939-41’
by Jerry Scutts
[ISBN 0 85045 204 X, First published: July 1977]

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‘7 – USAAF Medium Bomber Units, ETO & MTO 1942-45’
by Rene J. Francillon
[ISBN 0 85045 205 8, First published: July 1977]

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‘8 – USAAF Fighter Units, Europe 1942-45’
by Rene J. Francillon
[ISBN 0 85045 231 7, First published: July 1977]

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‘9 – Luftwaffe Night Fighter Units 1939-45’
by Jerry Scutts
[ISBN 0 85045 232 5, First published: July 1978]

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’10 – RAF Fighter Units Europe 1939-45′
by Bryan Philpott
[ISBN 0 85045 233 3, First published: July 1978]

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’11 – Luftwaffe Fighter Units, Russia 1941-45′
by Christopher Shores
[ISBN 0 85045 234 1, First published: July 1978]

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’12 – USAAF Fighter Units MTO 1942-45′
by Christopher Shores
[ISBN 0 85045 244 9, First published: July 1978]

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’13 – German Fighter Units 1914-May 1917′
by Alex Imrie
[ISBN 0 85045 290 2, First published: July 1978]

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’14 – British Fighter Units, Western Front 1914-16′
by Alex Revell
[ISBN 0 85045 285 6, First published: Jul 1978]

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’15 – Luftwaffe Bomber Units 1939-41′
by Jerry Scutts
[ISBN 0 85045 279 1, First published: July 1978]

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’16 – US Navy Carrier Air Groups, Pacific 1941-45 ‘
by Rene Francillon
[ISBN 0 85045 291 0, First published: July 1978]

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’17 – German Fighter Units June 1917-18′
by Alex Imrie
[ISBN 0 85045 289 9, First published: July 1978]

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’18 – British Fighter Units Western Front 1917-18′
by Alex Revell
[ISBN 0 85045 292 9, First published: July 1978]

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’19 – RAF Bomber Units July 1942-1945′
by Bryan Philpott
[ISBN 0 85045 293 7, First published: July 1978]

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’20 – Luftwaffe Fighter Units Mediterranean 1941-44′
by Christopher Shores
[ISBN 0 85045 294 5, First published: July 1978]

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’21 – Japanese Carrier Air Groups 1941-45′
by Rene J. Francillon
[ISBN 0 85045 295 3, First published: July 1979]

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’22 – USAAF Bomber Units Pacific 1941-45′
by Eric Munday
[ISBN 0 85045 296 1, First published: July 1979]

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’23 – RAF Combat Units SEAC 1941-45′
by Bryan Philpott
[ISBN 0 85045 297 X, First published: July 1979]

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’24 – Luftwaffe Fighter Units Europe 1942-45′
by Christopher Shores
[ISBN 0 85045 298 8, First published: July 1979]

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