B-26 Invader Units over Korea

B-26 Invader Units over Korea

by Warren Thompson
     
 
Although a hangover from World War II, the seemingly antiquated B-26 Invader proved to be one of the hardest worked assets employed by the UN forces in Korea for the duration of the conflict. Over 200 bomber and reconnaissance variants saw action in Korea, and many were adorned with some of the most colorful nose art ever carried by American combat aircraft in any

Overview

Although a hangover from World War II, the seemingly antiquated B-26 Invader proved to be one of the hardest worked assets employed by the UN forces in Korea for the duration of the conflict. Over 200 bomber and reconnaissance variants saw action in Korea, and many were adorned with some of the most colorful nose art ever carried by American combat aircraft in any war-this volume features an impressive gallery of this artwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841760803
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/01/1900
Series:
Frontline Color Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author


Warren Thompson has been an avid military aviation historian and editor for over 40 years and his personal reference collection includes thousands of photos and detailed interviews with over 2,000 pilots and aircrew members. He has had 25 books published including three books on the Korean War for Osprey. His book Korean War Aces in the Aircraft of the Aces series was a bestseller.

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