Aircraft of World War II
By Robert Jackson (Author)
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.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Robert Jackson is a former pilot and navigational instructor. Now a full-time writer in military, naval, and aviation affairs, he has over 90 books to his name, including Spitfire, B-17 Flying Fortress, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, and Warplanes of World War II. He lives in Darlington, County Durham, UK.