Mosquito Bomber/Fighter-Bomber Units 1942–45 cover

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Truly an example of engineering ingenuity born out of the desperation of war, the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was perhaps the best twin-engined fighter-bomber of its size to see action in World War 2. The first bomber variant to enter service was the B Mk IV, initial examples of which were issued to No 2 Group's No 105 Sqn at Swanton Morley, in Norfolk, in November 1941. Considerably faster than the unit's previous Blenheim Mk IVs, powered by inline rather than radial engines, and made of wood instead of metal alloy, the Mosquito initially proved a challenging mount for both air– and groundcrew alike.

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Published Jan 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781472800879
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 4
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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