Aircraft of World War II (Pocket Landscape)
By: Robert Jackson
Learn all about 75 of the most important WWII warplanes, from the venerable Fairey Swordfish biplane to the first operational jet fighter.
Aircraft of World War II details the design and specifications of 75 of the most important warplanes used during the conflict, exploring such legendary aircraft as the Supermarine Spitfire, Douglas C-47 Dakota, and Messerschmitt Me-262, the first operational jet fighter. Each featured aircraft receives two spreads, with innovative three-view color artworks, an in-depth account of its development, and full technical information, including maximum speed, range, and powerplant. Arranged by country, expertly written, and attractively presented, this accessible guide is great for any aviation enthusiast.