Secret Wings of WW II: Nazi Technology and the Allied Arms Race

Secret Wings of WW II: Nazi Technology and the Allied Arms Race

By: Lance Cole (author)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

£17.00 RRP £25.00  You save £8.00 (32%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £20


There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions and denials that seem to contradict the evidence. So what really happened? How far ahead were the German scientists? And, of even greater interest, why and how? There have been other books about advanced German wartime aeronautics, yet few authors have fully examined the detail of the designs and their relevance to the fighter and bomber legends of the 1950s and '60s, let alone the current crop of military and civil all-wing or blended-wing aircraft. This book charts the story from it origins, through current-day innovations and beyond, into the all-wing future of tomorrow.

About Author

Lance Cole is a well respected aviation historian and author. His book Secrets of the Spitfire: The Story of Beverley Shenstone, The Man Who Perfected the Elliptical Wing was published to great acclaim by Pen and Sword in 2012.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781473823440
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781473823440
  • ISBN10: 1473823447

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly