Text by Bryan Philpott, with color plates by Michael Trim and Gerry Embleton. First published in 1977, this title forms part of a special reprint of the Airwar series. Detailing the history of the RAF fighter units over Europe, Bryan Philpott’s book offers a chronological account of the experiences of Fighter Command pilots, their aircraft and equipment. The development of Fighter Command as the war progressed is interwoven with informative accounts of individual actions, which bring the experiences of those involved alive. Uniforms and aircraft markings are illustrated in the color plates and contemporary photographs offer a valuable insight into equipment and conditions.