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av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
This first of two volumes on the Supermarine Spitfire covers the design, testing, development, and early WWII combat use of the famed British fighter aircraft's initial variants. The Spitfire in its original marques up to the Mk. VII provided a platform that allowed the Royal Air Force to challenge the German…
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Isbn: 9780764362361

Utgivningsår: 20211026

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
This second of two volumes on de Havilland’s “Wooden Wonder” covers the World War II bomber and photoreconnaissance variants of the deadly Mosquito. Along with its night fighter and fighter-bomber variants, Mosquito bomber squadrons attacked the enemy around the clock. Pinpoint assaults on specialist…
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Isbn: 9780764362378

Utgivningsår: 20210928

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force early in 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns – ‘Big Week’, ‘Big B’, D-Day and the assault on Germany’s oil industry – waged by the USAAF up to VE-Day. The group also tested the operational use…
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Isbn: 9780764335150

Utgivningsår: 20101028

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Livsstil, hobby och fritid Resor och platser
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged…
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Isbn: 9780764355899

Utgivningsår: 20180928

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
Masquerading as a civilian airliner during the mid-1930s, the Heinkel He 111 medium-range bomber saw its first combat in 1936 with Germany’s Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War. The initial stages of World War II confirmed the design’s prominent role in advancing the German blitzkrieg in Poland and France.…
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Isbn: 9780764363474

Utgivningsår: 20220428

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
The 44th Bomb Group, which flew the B-24 Liberator, was the “pioneer” unit for what evolved from the “Mighty Eighth’s” 2nd Bomb Wing into a full-scale Bomb (and later Air) Division. The Group amassed an impressive 343 missions and won two Distinguished Unit Citations between November 1942 and April 1945, dropping…
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Isbn: 9780764318856

Utgivningsår: 20030818

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
What was successively titled the 4th Bomb Wing, 3rd Bomb Division and finally 3rd Air Division entered combat with the VIII Bomber Command in May 1943. Under the charismatic leadership of Gen. Curtis LeMay, the Force’s crews in their B-17s forged the concept of ‘shuttle’ missions with a run to North Africa on 17 August…
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Isbn: 9780764333460

Utgivningsår: 20091130

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Ron Mackay

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
This first of two volumes on the Supermarine Spitfire covers the design, testing, development, and early WWII combat use of the famed British fighter aircraft's initial variants. The Spitfire in its original marques up to the Mk. VII provided a platform that allowed the Royal Air Force to challenge the German…
Köp här

Isbn: 9780764362361

Utgivningsår: 20211026

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB