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Me-262 Stormbird Rising

Morgan, Hugh

ISBN 10: 1855324083 / ISBN 13: 9781855324084
Published by Osprey Publishing, Limited, 1996
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Clean, tight, square and bright second printing bound in black boards with silver title on spine. No discernible flaws. Dust jacket is unclipped, protected in removable mylar, with light wear at head and foot of spine and lower forecorner. The Messerschmitt Me262 was the most technically advanced fighter interceptor of WWII and the world's first operational turbojet fighter. Morgan has carefully examined archival documentation in Germany, the U.S., and Britain, and interviewed Me262 pilots to chronicle the history, technology, and flying experience. 216 includes index, glossary, B&W and color plates. The postal charges quoted are for an average-sized book. Due to size and weight of this item, additional postage may be required for non-domestic shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 2080139051

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Title: Me-262 Stormbird Rising

Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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The troubled birth and dramatically brief career of the Stormbird are chartered in full detail in this benchmark work on the premier Luftwaffe fighter. Through unique interviews sourced specifically for this volume, surviving fighter, nightfighter and reconnaissance pilots relate their experiences of flying the Me 262 in the final months of the war. The handful of surviving Stormbirds spread across the globe are also detailed in full, and a comprehensive appendices features original factory drawings and performance charts compiled by RAF Intelligence during World War 2. Profusely illustrated with over 200 unique photographs gleaned from original sources, this volume also contains an eight-page colour section.

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The unrivalled degree of quality and information provided by the photography used in the Osprey Military Aviation series makes these books a fantastic resource for modellers and hobbyists everywhere.

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