Focke Wolf FW 190: Vol.II

Focke Wolf FW 190: Vol.II

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The second part of a monograph on Focke-Wulf Fw 190 concentrates on the operational history of the fighter units flying this type. Starting with the combat debut over the North Sea and English Channel, the book describes the activities of Fw 190s in comparison with the British Spitfire fighter and the initial dominance of the Focke-Wulfs over their opponents. The author uncovers the fates of particular fighter units as well as individual pilots who fought in them. 128 pages, 171 photographs (many previously unpublished), 8 sheets of factory drawings with detailed view of the construction and armament, 11 colour charts with 24 examples of camouflage schemes. Free 1:32, 1:48 and 1:72 decals for 7 schemes: Fw 190 A-8,'Black 11', flown by Lt. Gunther Heym of Stab/JG 51, Zichenau (Poland), Summer/Autumn 1944. Fw 190 A-2, W.Nr. 20206,'Black Chevron', flown by Fw. Walter Grunlinger of Stab III./JG 26, France, 1942. Fw 190 A-5,'White 8' of IV./JG 51, Eastern Front, Summer 1943. Fw 190 A-8,'White 16' of 13./JG 54, France, Summer 1944. Fw 190 A-8,'Black 9' of II./JG 301, Germany, Spring 1945. Fw 190 A-5, W.Nr. 2700,'Black 8' of 2./JG 11, Husum (Germany), Summer 1943. Fw 190 A-8/R2,'White 14', flown by Uffz. Oskar Bosch of Sturmstaffel 1, Salzwedel (Germany), February 1944. About the Series Monographs focuses on an individual type of aircraft. Each monograph contains descriptions of the aircraft's origin, its variants and combat history. Each volume includes several hundred archive photographs, technical scale drawings and colour profile artwork. Each book also has free extras for modellers, with decals and masking foil.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 206 x 294 x 8mm | 539.77g
  • Kagero Oficyna Wydawnicza
  • Lublin, Poland
  • 171 b/w Photos, 30 profiles, 8 sheets
  • 8389088371
  • 9788389088376
  • 1,632,407