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German Air-Dropped Weapons to 1945

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8 1/2 x 11, 390 b&w photosAircraft armament is very much an under-published subject area in which there is a growing interest. This is particularly true of air-dropped ammunition. This subject involves more than just bombs, rockets and a range of other weapons also come into this category. Combine this subject area with the Luftwaffe in World War II and you will have a book which is of great interest to historians and modelers alike and will also be of some practical value for artificers and personnel dealing with weapons systems in today's air forces.This book traces the development of German air-dropped ammunition, from the crude, 'aeronautical artillery', of World War I to the advanced remote-control bombs of World War II. Major topics include demolition bombs, incendiary bombs, special dropped ammunition, sea-dropping ammunition and dropping containers. A comprehensive illustrated listing catalogues information on 100 different bombs, 22 canisters and 50 of the most important bomb fuses.This is an unusual and innovative aviation title which will appeal to a wide readership in many areas of the aviation hobby.

Synopsis:

Aircraft armament is very much an underpublished subject area in which there is a growing interest. This is particularly true of air-dropped ammunition. This subject involves more than just bombs, rockets and a range of other weapons also come into this category. Combine this subject area with the Luftwaffe in World War II and you will have a book which is of great interest to historians and modelers alike and will also be of some practical value for artificers and personnel dealing with weapons systems in today's air forces.This is an unusual and innovative aviation title which will appeal to a wide readership in many areas of the aviation hobby.

Synopsis:

Interest in the Luftwaffe in World War II is still as strong as ever.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857801743
Publisher:
Spty
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Author:
Fleischer, Wolfgang
Author:
Wolfgang, Fleischer
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
History
Subject:
Aeronautics, military
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Germany History, Military 20th century.
Subject:
Aeronautics, Military -- Germany -- History.
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20100127
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
239
Dimensions:
11.32x8.66x.78 in. 2.68 lbs.

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German Air-Dropped Weapons to 1945
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Product details 239 pages Midland Publishing, Ltd. - English 9781857801743 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Aircraft armament is very much an underpublished subject area in which there is a growing interest. This is particularly true of air-dropped ammunition. This subject involves more than just bombs, rockets and a range of other weapons also come into this category. Combine this subject area with the Luftwaffe in World War II and you will have a book which is of great interest to historians and modelers alike and will also be of some practical value for artificers and personnel dealing with weapons systems in today's air forces.This is an unusual and innovative aviation title which will appeal to a wide readership in many areas of the aviation hobby.
"Synopsis" by , Interest in the Luftwaffe in World War II is still as strong as ever.
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