Synopses & Reviews
This charts the development and service history of the first-generation Soviet jet fighters designed by such renowned fighter makers as Mikoyan, Yakovlev and Sukhoi, as well as design bureau no longer in existence--the Lavochkin and Alekseyev OKBs, during the 1940s and early 1950s. Each type is detailed and compared to other contemporary jet fighters. As ever the extensive photo coverage includes much which is previously unseen.
The Red Star series concentrates on Russian subjects with similar in-depth text, drawings and photographs, with emphasis on color drawings. All are compiled by Russian experts and present an immense amount of fresh material from previously inaccessible archives and sources, proving invaluable for enthusiasts, historians, and modelers. These volumes are packed with authoritative text, photographs, and drawings.