The Mosquito Story

The Mosquito Story

3.33 (3 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Electronic book text
By (author) 

List price: US$3.22

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

When de Havilland proposed, in 1938, an unarmed bomber constructed almost entirely from wood, few would have thought it could become one of the most versatile aircraft of the Second World War. The Mosquito easily outran a Spitfire on its test flight and was ordered into mass production, soon proving itself a key weapon in the fight against the Luftwaffe by day and the Nachtjagd by night. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished photographs, this book tells the story of an aircraft which was for many the perfect synthesis of power and beauty. Author Martin Bowman describes the service histories and daring exploits of the 7,781 examples of the `Wooden Wonder' which were built in the UK, Canada and Australia.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • The History Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 075248530X
  • 9780752485300

About Martin W. Bowman

Martin W Bowman is the author of 76 books on military and commercial aviation as well as photographic books on a variety of subjects. He is a frequent contributor of photographs and articles for Flight International, Rolls-Royce Magazine and Aeroplane Monthly. In 1999 he was appointed an official researcher for DERA. His previous publications include The Hercules Story and The Hunter Story.show more

Rating details

3 ratings
3.33 out of 5 stars
5 33% (1)
4 33% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 33% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X