B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War

B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War

by Robert Dorr, Mark Styling
     
 

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This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950, thus… See more details below

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This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950, thus starting the Korean War (1950-1953) the B-29 had been reclassified a medium bomber. Many of its crew members had fought their war and settled down to raise families and begin careers only to be recalled to fight another war on a distant Asian peninsula.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782008361
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Series:
Combat Aircraft , #42
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
12 MB
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