B-29 Superfortress Units Of The Korean War by Robert F. DorrB-29 Superfortress Units Of The Korean War by Robert F. Dorr

B-29 Superfortress Units Of The Korean War

byRobert F. DorrIllustratorMark Styling

Paperback | December 17, 2003

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This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950, thus starting the Korean War (1950-1953) the B-29 had been reclassified a medium bomber. Many of its crew members had fought their war and settled down to raise families and begin careers only to be recalled to fight another war on a distant Asian peninsula.
Robert F Dorr is a well respected author of long-standing reputation - he has written over a dozen books for Osprey over the years. His histories on modern American combat aircraft like the F-101 Voodoo and A-6 Intruder have set the standard for works of this type. His ability to combine 'crew speak' with concise editorial comment give...
Title:B-29 Superfortress Units Of The Korean WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.72 × 7.28 × 0.19 inPublished:December 17, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841766542

ISBN - 13:9781841766546

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Highly recommended and good value for money.