Silver Wings

Serving and Protecting Croatia

Heinz Berger, Katsuhiko Tokunaga

Date Published :
October 2009
Publisher :
Harpia Publishing
Illustration :
with 120 high quality color pictures and15 color drawings
No associated books available.


This top quality photo monograph features in six chapters the activities of the today's Croatian Air Force: The Defenders, The Fire Fighters, The Transport Element, The Training Element, Wings of Storm and ZTZ.

After a brief introduction on the history of Croatia Air Force from 1991 until 2009, the book features in large format and rich detail pictures of the life, work and action of the men and women serving and protecting Croatia. It covers not only the different aircraft in service, but also the men and women flying and maintaining it.

The world-famous Japanese aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga covers the activities of today's Croatian Air Force in his well known and distinctive, nearly artistic style.

Three appendices list the picture captions, the technical data of all aircraft in service and the current order of battle with all the unit's as well as cadet insignia.


"boasts some of the most stunning and evocative aviation photography extant....this dazzling delight offers a photo feast of aviation awesomeness. If you’ve studied recent Balkan conflicts, this book deserves a place on your shelf. Now let’s hope Harpia Publishing deigns to consider a companion study of “Operation Storm” and other Croatian air combat operations!"

- Cybermodeler

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