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Dive Bomber
By Peter C. Smith

Dive Bomber

Aircraft, Technology and Tactics in World War II

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Dive Bomber by Peter C. Smith

Book Description

Diving vertically at the target, in the same direction the bombs will take, was an incredible bombing technique developed by the British and put into action in World War II. Bombers would dive and release the bombs very close to the target at high speed, with high risk, to accurately bomb relatively small and/or moving targets with ease. This riveting and highly detailed account of high speed aerial combat is the result of 40 years of intensive research and provides a complete history of the formidable dive bombers from World War 2. Containing an unparalled collection of data on infamous aircraft like the German Stuka, the American Dauntless, the Japanese Aichi D3A1"Val," the Soviet PE-2, and numerous others, Dive Bomber is the ultimate guide to this daring machine, enhanced by numerous maps, photographs, tables and diagrams, providing he most accurate and comprehensive guide ever written on this subject.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932033748
ISBN-10: 1932033742
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 156mm x 0mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Casemate Books
Publisher: Casemate Books
Publish Date: 15-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter C. Smith

Peter C. Smith is the author of numerous works of military history, including Fist from the Sky, Dive Bomber!, Massacre at Tobruk, and The Great Ships.

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