Vega Ventura: The Operational Story of Lockheed's Lucky Star

Vega Ventura: The Operational Story of Lockheed's Lucky Star

by John C. Stanaway
     
 
Drawn from the files of English, American, New Zealand, Australian and Canadian sources, as well as from veterans, this is the story of Lockheed's Lucky Star-the marvelous Ventura! Fashioned from the Lockheed Model 18 airliner, the Ventura went on to fight on nearly every World War II battlefront as a penetration bomber, anti-submarine patrol aircraft, reconnaissance

Overview

Drawn from the files of English, American, New Zealand, Australian and Canadian sources, as well as from veterans, this is the story of Lockheed's Lucky Star-the marvelous Ventura! Fashioned from the Lockheed Model 18 airliner, the Ventura went on to fight on nearly every World War II battlefront as a penetration bomber, anti-submarine patrol aircraft, reconnaissance bomber, and even nightfighter. John Stanaway is also the author Possum, Clover & Hades: The 475th Fighter Group in World War II, and Attack and Conquer: The 8th Fighter Group in World War II(with Larry Hickey). Both titles are available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd.).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764300875
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Schiffer Military History Ser.
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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