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This book, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War 2, at that time the most advanced combat aircraft in the world, the B-29 was reclassified a medium bomber by the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950. Many of its crew members had fought their war and settled down to raise families and begin careers only to be recalled to fight another war on a distant Asian peninsula.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841766546
ISBN-10: 1841766542
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 9mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Robert F. Dorr

Robert F Dorr is a well respected author of long-standing reputation - he has written over a dozen books for Osprey over the years. His histories on modern American combat aircraft like the F-101 Voodoo and A-6 Intruder have set the standard for works of this type. His ability to combine 'crew speak' with concise editorial comment gives his books a unique and revealing style of their own. Mark has illustrated several books in both the Aces and Combat Aircraft series. He has switched mediums from airbrush to Mac art, and has produced some of the best profiles Osprey has used to date in Combat Aircraft 18, 22 and 33.

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