Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II 1939-1945

By Edward Ward (Author)

Series Technical Guides


Pub Date 10/11/2022

ISBN 9781838862107

Format Hardcover, Jacketed



Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II 1939-1945

by Edward Ward
Illustrated with colorful artworks of carrier aircraft and their markings, Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II is a detailed guide to all the aircraft deployed by the Allied navies from 1939 to 1945.
Organized chronologically by type and nationality, this book includes fighters, fighter-bombers, torpedo bombers, dive-bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, floatplanes and flying boats. All the best-known types are featured, such as the Grumman F4F Wildcat, Douglas TBD Devastator, and Douglas SBD Dauntless that fought at the battle of Midway in 1942. The entries are accompanied by exhaustive captions and specifications. The guide is illustrated with profile artworks, three-views, and special cutaway artworks of the more famous aircraft in service, such as the Blackburn Skua torpedo bomber, Curtiss SB2 Helldiver dive-bomber, and the Vought F4U Corsair heavy fighter. Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II is an essential reference for modelers and enthusiasts of military aircraft of the Second World War.

Edward Ward is an author and illustrator who has written on a variety of aviation subjects for over ten years. He has produced many articles for aviation journals both in print and online and is a regular contributor to the Hush Kit aviation blog. Edward lives with his wife and daughter in Sydney, Australia.

Title Details

Pages 128 pages, 100 color illus.

Trim 6.68 x 8.5 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can/Mexico/South & Central America

Category Reference