Fleet Air Arm Legends: Supermarine Seafire

Matthew Willis

A history of the Supermarine Seafire - a naval version of the famous Spitfire.
Date Published :
February 2020
Language:
English
Illustration :
80 drawings and photos, 15 color illustrations
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Paperback
ISBN : 9781911658290

Dimensions : 9.7 X 7.2 inches
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Overview
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Renowned naval aviation author Matthew Willis tells the story of the Supermarine Seafire – a navalized version of the famous Spitfire adapted for use on aircraft carriers. Some 2646 examples were built and saw action with the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm from November 1942 until after the Korean War in the early 1950s. It was involved in combat during the Allied landings in North Africa (Operation Torch), the Allied invasions of Sicily and Italy, the D-Day landings, and Operation Dragoon in southern France. With the Pacific fleet, the Seafire proved capable of intercepting and destroying the feared Japanese kamikaze attack aircraft.