US AERIAL ARMAMENT IN WWII: THE ULTIMATE LOOK
Vol. 2 – Bombs, Bombsights and Bombing
Autore: William Wolf
Nitide foto, schemi e la riproduzione di manuali tecnici in questo secondo volume dedicato alle bombe, con capitoli sulla strategia, sulle bombe convenzionali, sui meccanismi di controllo e di lancio, sul radar ecc.
Following his previous Ultimate Look volumes on the B-29, B-32, B-18, and B-25, and volume one in the series on guns, ammunition, and turrets, Wolf continues his definitive history of U.S. aerial armament in World War II. Drawing from his extensive library, microfilm archives, and technical manuals Wolf covers the development of Bombs and Bombing Theory and Strategy; an extensive chapter on Conventional Bombs and Fuses; Bomb Handling and Release and Control Mechanisms; an extensive chapter on Conventional and Radar Bombsights; The Bombardier; Bombing Missions Described; Bombing Tactics; Effects of Bombs; Miscellaneous Ordnance. Volume 3, available later in 2010, will cover Air-Dropped, Air-Launched, and Secret Aerial Weapons.
Oltre 500 foto a colori e in bianco e nero
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