Join best selling aviation author Donald Nijboer for the launch of ‘Spit2ire Mk V vs C. 202 Folgore’ and his First ibook, ‘The Illustrated History No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day.’
When? Monday May 5, 2014 7:30 till 9:30pm
Where? The Federal 1438 Dundas Street West, Toronto
In the centre of the Mediterranean, the twin islands of Malta were of huge strategic importance to the Allies in World War II. The Italians and Germans commenced a withering aerial-bombardment of Malta in January 1942.
Only the SpitFire V could save Malta. In the summer and autumn, the SpitFire Mk V and Macchi C. 202 fought for the skies over Malta is some of the bloodiest aerial clashes of World War II – indeed, the top scorers of the RAF and the Regia Aeronautica Flew the SpitFire V and Folgore, respectively.
Donald Nijboer is a best selling aviation author/historian/documentary writer-producer/college instructor and Smithsonian Speaker who lives in Toronto, Canada.
Donald is the author of Spitfire Mk V vs C.202 Folgore, The Illustrated History No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day, Gloster Meteor vs. V-1 Flying Bomb, Seafire vs. A6M Zero, P-38 Lightning vs. Ki 61 Tony, No 126 Wing RCAF, Graphic War: The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II and co-author with photographer Dan Patterson, of Cockpit: An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Interiors, Gunner: An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions, Cockpits of the Cold War, and B-29 Combat Missions.
For more info visit www.donaldnijboer.com
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