Mosquito: wooden wonder.

by Edward Bishop

Publisher: Ballantine Books in [New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 709
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Subjects:

  • Mosquito (Bombers),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 160.

SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of the violent century. Weapons book, no. 24
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL685.3 .B53
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5344360M
ISBN 100345023102
LC Control Number72200960
OCLC/WorldCa257637

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(9). My second comment is that nowhere does the book attempt to describe the airplane, the systems, the layout or the specifications of the one and only "wooden" fighter/bomber of WW II.

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Mosquito – The Wooden Wonder. Made of wood, the airframe of the De Havilland Mosquito was supremely adaptable and the ‘Wooden Wonder’ went on to fulfil as many combat roles as could be imagined – from light bomber carrying ‘blockbuster’ bombs to.

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The Mosquito was a British twin-engine multi roll aircraft built by De Havilland during WW2, it got its nickname ‘The Wooden Wonder’ as its frame was constructed mostly of wood. Originally conceived as an unarmed bomber it soon took on many deferent roles within the Royal Air Force.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London, Max Parrish, ; 2nd rev. ed., Airlife, Includes index.

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When production of. Mosquito Mayhem. de Havilland’s Wooden Wonder in Action in WWII. By: If you're a Mosquito aficionado you'll probably enjoy this book.

An earlier review criticised it for being a list of data of operational records and whilst the criticism is valid, there are some excellent stories as well.

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