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Focke-Wulf FW190 Volume Two 1943-1944

by J. Smith, Eddie Creek
     
 

This is the second of a comprehensive three-volume reference work on the iconic Focke Wulf FW 190—arguably the finest piston-engined fighter aircraft of World War 2. The books are the product of years of study by two of the leading researchers. Each volume contains more than four hundred photographs including those showing factory and construction, close-ups

Overview

This is the second of a comprehensive three-volume reference work on the iconic Focke Wulf FW 190—arguably the finest piston-engined fighter aircraft of World War 2. The books are the product of years of study by two of the leading researchers. Each volume contains more than four hundred photographs including those showing factory and construction, close-ups of weapons and equipment, operational units, and numerous facsimiles of Focke-Wulf handbook drawings. Color artwork is also included, plus an extensive selection of original manufacturer's technical drawings. This volume looks at the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A6-A10 and D series and the FW 190 F and G fighter bomber development, covering the first operations by the Schlachtgeschwader until spring 1943; the FW 190 A-6 and A-7 and operations until the end of 1943; the FW 190 A-8 to A-10 and operations in the west until June 1944; the FW 190 A operations in the east until June 1944; and ground-attack operations until June 1944. An appendix details Werknummer batches and manufacturers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906537302
Publisher:
Crecy Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
671,848
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

J. Richard Smith is undisputedly one of the world's foremost authorities on the history of the Luftwaffe. His works include the landmark publication Jet Planes of the Third Reich as well as Arado 234 Blitz, Luftwaffe Camouflage & Markings 1935-45, Me262 and numerous other leading aviation titles. He is a former specialist in the business training sector, having worked for a national telecommunications company.

A qualified architect, Eddie J. Creek has for many years worked in partnership with Richard Smith producing a wealth of the most historically accurate line drawings and color artwork so far published on aviation in the Third Reich. As a historian and enthusiast, he has been actively collecting documents and photographs relative to the history of the Luftwaffe for over 30 years.

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