German Jet Aces of World War 2

German Jet Aces of World War 2

Aircraft of the Aces 17
  • Author: Hugh Morgan, John Weal
  • Illustrator: John Weal
  • Short code: ACE 17
  • Publication Date: 15 Jan 1998
  • ISBN: 9781855326347
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 100
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About this Product

The Third Reich's last ditch efforts to sweep the massed Allied bomber formations from the skies of Germany centred around the new crop of jet 'wonder weapons' that were issued to the Jagdwaffe from mid-1944 onwards. Far in advance of anything the Allies had even in the experimental phase, types like the Me 262, He 162, Me 163 and the Ar 234 could perform their combat sorties with relative impunity. However, paucity in numbers and unreliable jet engines eventually cancelled out any technological edge that these aircraft offered.

Biographical Note

Hugh Morgan is the Director of an autistic charity based in the Midlands. He has long been fascinated by the aviation world, and has written several very successful titles for Osprey.Arguably the finest profile artist in the business, Joan Weal's love of German aircraft makes his work a treat for students of the subject. He has written several Aces volumes, and two books on the JU 87 in the companion series Combat Aircraft.


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