French Fighters Dewoitine D.520 in defense of the Bulgarian Sky
Language: English


          More than 70 years ago, 6th Fighter Regiment from the Bulgarian His Majesties Air Force started reequipment with French fighters Dewoitine D.520. In the cockpits of these war planes Bulgarian pilots accepted the unequal battle for the sovereignty of the national sky against the Anglo-American bombardments in 19431944. They continued the use of Dewoitines in air interdiction and recce missions against the Germans, supporting Bulgarian Army offensive operations in the Western Balkans.


Table of contents

French debut in the Bulgarian sky

The use of French airplanes in the Balkan Wars

French airplanes in Bulgaria’s military aviation during the First World War and thereafter

The French fighter in the Bulgarian sky

Bulgarian Dewoitine D.520 fighters under fire in the 1943 Balkan air war

Dewoitine D.520 in the escalation of aerial combat over Bulgaria in 1944

Dewoitine D.520 on air support missions against ground targets in the Balkan theatre of war



Publisher Albatros
Language English
Pages 128
Illustrations b/w and color figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-92426-7-6
Creation date 2016
Size 16 х 24 cm

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