INTRODUCTIONPolish Spitfire Aces
is the 127 volume of Osprey's
Aces Series. The book was authored by Wojtek Matusiak and illustrated by Robert Grudzien.
This publication has 7 chapters plus an introduction & a index:
Hot Summer of 1941
Against the Fw190s
Tactical Air Force
Plus 6 Appendices
#1: Polish Aces who flew Spitfires
#2: Known Non-Polish Aces who flew Spitfires in Polish Units
#3: Polish Spitfire Air Force Units
#4: Polish Air Force Spitfire Wings
#5: Polish Aces with RAF Spitfire Squadrons During WW 2
#6: Surviving Spitfires Kown to have been flown by Polish Aces
There are 36 full color Plates. Most are from the ETO, but a few are from the MTO, as well a a multitude of B&W photographs.
The book has been organized in a chronological timeline sequence of various aces, with a great deal of the information coming from their personal combat reports of the pilots.
For those looking for more of a reference work for modeling Polish Spitfires, this isn't the book for you. But for those who are interested in the history of the Polish Spitfire Pilots of WW2, this book is an easy and enjoyable read.
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