U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look: Vol. 2: Bombs, Bombsights, and Bombing

U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look: Vol. 2: Bombs, Bombsights, and Bombing

by William Wolf
     
 

ollowing his previous "Ultimate Look" volumes on the B-29, B-32, B-18, and B-25, and volume one in the series on guns, ammunition, and turrets, Wolf continues his definitive history of U.S. aerial armament in World War II. Drawing from his extensive library, microfilm archives, and technical manuals Wolf covers the development of Bombs and Bombing Theory and

Overview

ollowing his previous "Ultimate Look" volumes on the B-29, B-32, B-18, and B-25, and volume one in the series on guns, ammunition, and turrets, Wolf continues his definitive history of U.S. aerial armament in World War II. Drawing from his extensive library, microfilm archives, and technical manuals Wolf covers the development of Bombs and Bombing Theory and Strategy; an extensive chapter on Conventional Bombs and Fuses; Bomb Handling and Release and Control Mechanisms; an extensive chapter on Conventional and Radar Bombsights; The Bombardier; Bombing Missions Described; Bombing Tactics; Effects of Bombs; Miscellaneous Ordnance. Volume 3, available later in 2010, will cover Air-Dropped, Air-Launched, and Secret Aerial Weapons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764335242
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,134,563
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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