Auteur: Chris Chant
Aircraft of World War II contains 300 of the most important and influential military aircraft that fought between 1939 and 1945: fighters, bombers, and ground-attack aircraft, in the service of both the Axis and Allied nations. These aircraft include the famous Supermarine Spitfire, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American P-51 Mustang, Messerschmitt Bf 109, and Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Each of the 300 aircraft featured in Aircraft of World War II is illustrated with the aid of a superb side-view color artwork. In addition, the artwork is accompanied by a detailed specifications table giving dimensions, powerplant, armament, performance, and weights (with all measurements in imperial and metric), plus accompanying text that summarizes design, development, and service history of each type.
300 aircraft of World War II featured, each one illustrated by a full-color artwork
• Full dimensions, weights, armament, and powerplant details provided for each aircraft; all measurements in imperial and metric
• Each aircraft's development history and career in full
• Comprehensive index provided for ease of reference