U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look: Volume 2 U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look Bombs, Bombsights, and Bom

U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look: Volume 2 U.S. Aerial Armament in World War II - The Ultimate Look Bombs, Bombsights, and Bom

By: William Wolf (author)Hardback

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ollowing his previous Ultimate Look volumes on the B-29, B-32, B-18, and B-25, and volume one in the series on guns, ammunition, and turrets, Wolf continues his definitive history of U.S. aerial armament in World War II. Drawing from his extensive library, microfilm archives, and technical manuals Wolf covers the development of Bombs and Bombing Theory and Strategy; an extensive chapter on Conventional Bombs and Fuses; Bomb Handling and Release and Control Mechanisms; an extensive chapter on Conventional and Radar Bombsights; The Bombardier; Bombing Missions Described; Bombing Tactics; Effects of Bombs; Miscellaneous Ordnance. Volume 3, available later in 2010, will cover Air-Dropped, Air-Launched, and Secret Aerial Weapons.

About Author

Dr. William Wolf has written fourteen books and numerous articles on World War II aviation combat and is an avid collector and historian, having over 22,000 World War II books and magazines, three miles of microfilm, and thousands of photos in his library, along with numerous pieces of World War II aviation memorabilia and aces' autographs.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764335242
  • Format: Hardback
  • ID: 9780764335242
  • weight: 1740
  • ISBN10: 0764335243

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