Focke-Wulf Ta 152

Marek Murawski

 
Date Published :
April 2017
Publisher :
Kagero
Series :
Monographs
Illustration :
110 archival photos.20 redenders,10 pages pages A4 drawings with with drawings
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9788364596933
Pages : 80
Dimensions : 11.7 X 8.3 inches
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$27.95

Overview
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The events of World War 2 proved beyond any doubt that the strategic bombing campaign greatly contributed to the Allies' ultimate victory over Nazi Germany. British night bombing raids and daylight carpet bombing missions flown by the USAAF crews rained destruction on German cities killing thousands of civilians in the process. Amidst this massive loss of civilian life the destruction of German industrial targets seemed almost like a side note. The arms race that kicked off even before the war began produced military aircraft capable of reaching ever higher operational ceilings. At first thin air at high altitudes was the domain of reconnaissance machines, but before long fighter and bomber aircraft began to venture there as well. In those early days high-altitude flight was a challenging business: it required the use of pressurized cockpits and boosted powerplants capable of delivering adequate power at altitude.

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