German Bomber Aircraft of World War II

German Bomber Aircraft of World War II

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Organised chronologically by type, German Bomber Aircraft of World War II offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the German Luftwaffe during World War II. The book offers a comprehensive survey of German aircraft, from the Junkers Ju 87A Stuka dive-bomber and Dornier Do 17Z-2 that participated in the invasion of Poland, to the more sophisticated Arado Ar 234B-2, Heinkel He 177 and Junkers Ju 88S-1 of the final months of the war.
All the major and many minor types are featured, including dive-bombers, two-seater bombers, ground attack aircraft, night bombers, strategic bombers and maritime bombers. This includes both well-known models, such as classic Heinkel He 111 and Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor, to the lesser-known Blohm und Voss Bv 141A ground attack aircraft and Heinkel He 111H-2 designed to launch V-1 flying bombs.
Each featured profile includes authentic markings and colour schemes, while every separate model is accompanied by exhaustive specifications.
Packed with 110 full-colour artworks with detailed specifications, German Bomber Aircraft of World War II is a key reference guide for military modellers and World War II enthusiasts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 176 x 222 x 20.32mm | 504g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 120 artworks and 20 photos; 140 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1782749713
  • 9781782749714
  • 626,394

Table of contents

Introduction

1. Bombers
Heinkel 111
Junkers Ju 86
Dornier Do 17 and Do 215 Junkers Ju 88
Dornier Do 217
Heinkel He 177 Messerschmitt Me 264 Junker Ju 188
Arado Ar 234 Blitz

2. Ground-attack Aircraft and Reconnaissance Aircraft
Junkers Ju 87
Henschel Hs 123
Fieseler Fi 156 Storch
Focke-Wulf Fw 189 Uhu
Henschel Hs 129
Henschel Hs 132

3. Transports and Gliders
Junkers Ju 52
DFS 230
Junkers Ju 290
Arado Ar 232
Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant

4. Seaplanes and Maritime Aircraft
Heinkel He 60
Heinkel He 59
Dornier Do 18
Dornier Do 24
Blohm und Voss Ha 139
Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor Arado Ar 95
Arado Ar 196
Dornier Do 26
Fieseler Fi 167
Blohm und Voss BV 138
Blohm und Voss BV 141
Blohm und Voss BV 222
Blohm und Voss BV 238
Heinkel He 114
Heinkel He 115

5. Helicopters
Flettner Fl 265
Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache
Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri
Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachstelze

Glossary and Abbreviations Index
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About Thomas Newdick

Thomas Newdick is an aviation and defence writer and editor. He is author of The
Essential Aircraft Identification Guide: Modern Military Airpower 1990-Present, The World's Greatest Military Aircraft and Technical Guide: Japanese Aircraft of World War II. He is the editor of Air Forces Monthly and a regular contributor to Combat Aircraft and Aircraft Illustrated magazines.
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