The History and Composition of the World's Air Forces.
This illustrated title provides brief histories of all the world's major air forces, army air corps and naval air arms, as well as their recent details of operations, current equipment, manpower levels and budgets. Organised alphabetically by country, it covers over 240 forces in 160 countries.
The comprehensive listings of each entry include a narrative history of the air force as well as descriptions of recent operations. The narrative is complemented by accurate and specific up-to-date information regarding equipment, manpower and budgets.
Colour photos from many of the air forces show wing, fuselage or tail markings for identification.