Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2
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Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2

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by John Weal
     
 

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This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstörer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for achieving virtual air superiority over Europe in 1939-40, the exploits of the manufacturer's twin-engined Bf 110, the

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This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstörer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for achieving virtual air superiority over Europe in 1939-40, the exploits of the manufacturer's twin-engined Bf 110, the Ju 88 and the Me 410 Zerstörer in the first year of the war also make for very impressive reading. Indeed, on the eve of World War 2 a posting to a Bf 110 unit was considered to be the best career move available in the Luftwaffe.

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ISBN-13:
9781782005278
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/20/2012
Series:
Aircraft of the Aces , #25
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
106
File size:
19 MB
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Meet the Author

John Weal is Osprey's primary Luftwaffe author and artist. He has written, illustrated and/or supplied artwork for several titles in the Aircraft of the Aces series. He owns one of the largest private collections of original German-language literature from World War 2, and his research is firmly based on this huge archive.

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Messerschmitt Bf110 Zerstorer Aces of World War 2 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
DAle_Clark-847 More than 1 year ago
There could had been more information as to each units history. And more on how they tried to improve the plane, and it's use as as a night fighter.
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