Mosquito Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Mosquito Aces of World War 2
By Andrew Thomas

Mosquito Aces of World War 2

By (author) See other recent books by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Davey See other recent books by Chris Davey
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $22.99
Your Price: $20.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.03 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Mosquito Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas

Book Description

Flown by specialised squadrons, the Mosquito matured into the best British night fighter of World War 2 thanks to the fitment of ever-improving airborne radar, which allowed its crews to hit night intruders and German night fighters alike with speed and the devastating firepower. Its success in combat can be measured by the fact that most leading RAF, Commonwealth and American night fighter aces scored the bulk of their kills in the Mosquito. The aircraft's range and striking power also led to its deployment by RAF Coastal Command as a very effective long -range fighter, and the Mosquito was also deployed overseas in both the night fighter, long-range fighter and strike roles. In total, some 59 pilots became aces flying the Mosquito.

Buy Mosquito Aces of World War 2 book by Andrew Thomas from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781841768786
ISBN-10: 1841768782
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Andrew Thomas

Spitfire Aces of the Channel Front 1941-43 by Andrew Thomas Spitfire Aces of the Channel Front 1941-43, Paperback (June 2016)

Reveals how first using the Spitfire I and II, and then following the introduction of the Bf 109 the cannon-armed Spitfire V, RAF squadrons embarked on a range of missions which included one of the most important air battles of the war, over Dieppe on 19 August 1942.

Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45 by Andrew Thomas Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45, Paperback (September 2014)

Traces the achievements of the pilots flying the iconic Spitfire in Northwest Europe, and examines how the steady technological improvements that were made throughout the Spitfire's service life improved its capabilities in the air.

V1 Flying Bomb Aces by Andrew Thomas V1 Flying Bomb Aces, Paperback (September 2013)

Shortly after the Allied landings in France the Germans unleashed the first of their so-called 'revenge weapons', the V1 flying bomb. The main element, however, were standing patrols by the fastest piston-engined fighters available to the RAF - the new Tempest V and Griffon-powered Spitfire XIV. This book deals with this aircraft.

» View all books by Andrew Thomas

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mosquito Aces of World War 2 book by Andrew Thomas and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas is a long established author on RAF history, having published numerous articles and books on the subject, as well as readily assisting other authors. Having joined the RAF to fly straight from school, he has maintained his enthusiastic interest in the history and development of his Service throughout his career. He has previously published volumes on Gladiator, Tomahawk/Kittyhawk and Hurricane aces in this series. An airbrush artist with years of experience, Chris Davey has become Osprey's principal illustrator of RAF aircraft, having produced the profiles for over a dozen books since 1994. His most recent work includes Aircraft of the Aces 38: 'Tomahawk and Kitthawk Aces of the RAF and Commonwealth' and Combat Aircraft 31: 'Lancaster Squadrons 1942-43'. He is particularly adept at 'big' aircraft like the Halifax and Sunderland.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Andrew Thomas close
National Parks of the United States by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of the Channel Front 1941-43 by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45 by Andrew Thomas
V1 Flying Bomb Aces by Andrew Thomas
Carving in the Round by Andrew Thomas
Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces by Andrew Thomas
Essentials of Criminal Law by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy by Andrew Thomas
BUGS Book by Andrew Thomas
RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces by Andrew Thomas
Boulton Paul Defiant by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific by Andrew Thomas
Griffon-spitfire Aces by Andrew Thomas
Combat Codes by Andrew Thomas
American Spitfire Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Royal Navy Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Design-Build by Andrew Thomas
Beaufighter Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Gloster Gladiator Aces by Andrew Thomas
»
Recent books by Chris Davey close
Fw 200 Condor Units of World War 2 by Chris Davey
F-51 Mustang Units of the Korean War by Chris Davey
Dornier Do 24 Units by Chris Davey
Aces of the Republic of China Air Force by Chris Davey
Arctic BF 109 and BF 110 Aces by Chris Davey
P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43 by Chris Davey
RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War by Chris Davey
Morane-Saulnier MS.406 Aces by Chris Davey
Aces of the 325th Fighter Group by Chris Davey
Aces of the 78th Fighter Group by Chris Davey
V1 Flying Bomb Aces by Chris Davey
Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2 by Chris Davey
Valiant Units of the Cold War by Chris Davey
P-38 Lightning Aces of the 82nd Fighter Group by Chris Davey
Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces by Chris Davey
P-47 Thunderbolt Units of the Twelfth Air Force by Chris Davey
Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy by Chris Davey
Victor Units of the Cold War by Chris Davey
Mustang Aces of the 357th Fighter Group by Chris Davey
No 126 Wing RCAF by Chris Davey
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close