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Availability: Partwork           Issues per Year: 26
ISSN: xxxx-xxxx           Barcode:
First Year: ?           Last Year: ?

Publisher: Delprado Publishers/Osprey Publishing
Country: France         Language: French

Main Genre: history
Exclusively Aviation?: Yes

Status: Ceased

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French edition of the UK series ‘Aircraft of the Aces: Men and Legends’. This was a series of 60 booklets published fortnightly. Every second issue included a 1/100 scale diecast metal model of an aircraft – usually related to the subject of the booklet. The booklets were abridged versions of the original Osprey editions, with the same cover artwork but with the number of pages reduced from 96 to 64, and featured 150+ illustrations – including 12 pages of colour drawings. Later editions included subjects from the Osprey ‘Combat Aircraft’ series of unit and aircraft type histories as well as from ‘Aircraft of the Aces’. The majority of booklets concentrated on WW2 subjects but Korea, Vietnam and eventually WW1 were also included. The first few issues suffered from a very poor translation into French, but this was corrected in later editions.

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