American Bomber Aircraft of World War II: 1941-45

By Edward Ward (Author)


Format Hardcover



American Bomber Aircraft of World War II: 1941-45

by Edward Ward
American Bomber Aircraft of World War II is a detailed guide to all the bombers deployed by the USAAF and US Navy from 1941 to 1945.
Organized chronologically, this book includes all the great types of the era, such as the B-17 Flying Fortress, which led the daylight bombing campaign against German industrial targets; the B-24 Liberator, which carried out the famous raid on the Ploesti oil refinery in Romania in 1943; the rugged Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo bomber, flown by US Navy pilots at the Battle of Midway in that key turning point in the Pacific War; and the B-29 Superfortress, the aircraft most responsible for degrading Japan’s ability to wage war with its constant aerial attacks throughout 1944 and 1945. The guide is illustrated with profile artworks and three-views, as well as two-page dynamic artworks of some of the more famous aircraft in service, such as the highly adaptable B-25 Mitchell, which served in every theater in a variety of roles; the Douglas Dauntless SBD naval scout plane; and the Martin B-26 Marauder, one of the fastest medium bombers of its era.

Edward Ward is a writer and illustrator who has written on a variety of aviation subjects. Author of Technical Guide: Allied Carrier Aircraft of WWII, Technical Guide: Russian Aircraft of WWII, and Technical Guide: German Aircraft of WWI, he has also 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.

Pub Date: 2/13/2024

ISBN: 9781838863272

Price: $27.99 / $36.99 CAN

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 128 pages, 120 color illus.

Trim: 6.68 x 8.5 x 0 Inches

Territories: US/Can/Mexico/South & Central America

Category: Reference

Publisher: Amber Books

Carton Quantity: 28

Series: Technical Guides