German Jet Aces of World War 2

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The Third Reich's last ditch efforts to sweep the massed Allied bomber formations from the skies of Germany centred around the new crop of jet 'wonder weapons' that were issued to the Jagdwaffe from mid-1944 onwards. Far in advance of anything the Allies had even in the experimental phase, types like the Me 262, He 162, Me 163 and the Ar 234 could perform their combat sorties with relative impunity. However, paucity in numbers and unreliable jet engines eventually cancelled out any technological edge that these ...

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Overview

The Third Reich's last ditch efforts to sweep the massed Allied bomber formations from the skies of Germany centred around the new crop of jet 'wonder weapons' that were issued to the Jagdwaffe from mid-1944 onwards. Far in advance of anything the Allies had even in the experimental phase, types like the Me 262, He 162, Me 163 and the Ar 234 could perform their combat sorties with relative impunity. However, paucity in numbers and unreliable jet engines eventually cancelled out any technological edge that these aircraft offered.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781855326347
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Aircraft of the Aces Series
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 415,387
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Hugh Morgan is the Director of an autistic charity based in the Midlands. He has long been fascinated by the aviation world, and has written several very successful titles for Osprey.

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  • Posted March 19, 2013

    Good book with a lot of info that normaly is not available

    Very easy to read. Lots of good information. I like the side views of the Me 262's/

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