V-1 Flying Buzz Bomb, 1942-52 by Steven Zaloga
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V-1 Flying "Buzz" Bomb, 1942-52
By Steven Zaloga

V-1 Flying "Buzz" Bomb, 1942-52

Hitler's Infamous "Doodlebugs"

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Illustrated by Jim Laurier See other recent books by Jim Laurier
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V-1 Flying Buzz Bomb, 1942-52 by Steven Zaloga

Book Description

The first deployment of the V-1 was in June 1944 when, following two years of tests, Hitler gave the order to attack England. Known to the Allies as the "Buzz Bomb" or "Doodlebug", the V-1 was the world's first cruise missile. This book explores the V-1 in detail, from its initial concept, first use in 1944, the various Allied counter-measures, and the later use of the V-1 during the Battle of the Bulge. The major foreign derivatives, including the US copy "JB-2 Loon" and numerous post-war Soviet variants, are also covered.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841767918
ISBN-10: 1841767913
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steven Zaloga

Steven J Zaloga received his BA in history from Union College and his MA from Columbia University. He is a senior analyst with Teal Group Corp. and editor of their publication "World Missiles Briefing" an industry trade publication on current developments in missile technology and production. He also serves as adjunct staff with the Strategy, Forces and Resources Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses. He is the autho of several dozen books on military technology and military history. Jim Laurier is a native of New Hampshire. He graduated with honours from the Paiers School of Art, Connecticut, in 1978 and has worked as a freelance illustrator ever since, completing assignments in a wide variety of fields. Jim has a keen interest in military subjects, both aviation and armour, and is a Fellow member of the American Society of Aviation Artists, the New York Society of illustrators and the American Fighter Aces Association.

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