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Grue_
11-23-2005, 05:04 PM
I've just re-read 'Bomber' by Len Deighton which is a great fictional account of a RAF bomber raid told from both the British and German side.

Anyway, the Ju88 featured in the book as a night fighter and want to get a good book about the aircraft.

There's a few I found on Amazon but would like a recommendation.

Cheers!

Grue_
11-23-2005, 05:04 PM
I've just re-read 'Bomber' by Len Deighton which is a great fictional account of a RAF bomber raid told from both the British and German side.

Anyway, the Ju88 featured in the book as a night fighter and want to get a good book about the aircraft.

There's a few I found on Amazon but would like a recommendation.

Cheers!

Low_Flyer_MkII
11-23-2005, 06:15 PM
Seen this site?
http://www.geocities.com/hjunkers/ju_ju88_a1.htm

Pretty comprehensive. Lots of links and book recommendations too.

SkyChimp
11-23-2005, 06:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Grue_:
I've just re-read 'Bomber' by Len Deighton which is a great fictional account of a RAF bomber raid told from both the British and German side.

Anyway, the Ju88 featured in the book as a night fighter and want to get a good book about the aircraft.

There's a few I found on Amazon but would like a recommendation.

Cheers! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Here's the best on the Junkers' company, its planes and engines:

http://www.usni.org/webstore/images/0851779859.jpg

JUNKERS AIRCRAFT, 1913-1945
Putnam Aviation Series
By Antony L. Kay

$65.00

Hugo Junkers was a leading pioneer of aviation, especially all-metal aircraft construction, and his name is associated with great aerodynamic and structural advances in engineering. His design and manufacturing bureau was responsible for some of the most distinctive and famous aircraft of the twentieth century, including the terrifying Ju87 Stuka dive bomber and the Ju88 bomber that battered London in the Blitz. With three-dimensional drawings, cut-aways, fine photographs and an unsurpassed in-depth design history of Junkers aircraft, this volume offers a definitive history of the German engineering legend. It covers the firm‚‚ā¨ôs entire thirty-year history with details of its successful airliners and transports as well as its warplanes.

286 PAGES. 300 PHOTOGRAPHS. 102 LINE DRAWINGS.

http://www.usni.org/webstore/shopexd.asp?id=41104

neural_dream
11-23-2005, 07:05 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by SkyChimp:
Here's the best on the Junkers' company, its planes and engines:

JUNKERS AIRCRAFT, 1913-1945
Putnam Aviation Series
By Antony L. Kay
</div></BLOCKQUOTE>
You can browse inside the book in amazon,... as you probably already know now that I think about it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif. http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/reader/0851779859/ref=sib_dp...-8131955#reader-page (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/reader/0851779859/ref=sib_dp_pt/203-2896323-8131955#reader-page)

F19_Olli72
11-24-2005, 03:17 AM
I recommend "Junkers Ju 88" by Ron Mackay, its a superb book. Has everything about it, including pilot accounts. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
http://www.aberdeenbookstore.com/images/junkersju88.jpg

polak5
11-24-2005, 04:00 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Grue_:
I've just re-read 'Bomber' by Len Deighton which is a great fictional account of a RAF bomber raid told from both the British and German side.

Anyway, the Ju88 featured in the book as a night fighter and want to get a good book about the aircraft.

There's a few I found on Amazon but would like a recommendation.

Cheers! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Fictional?!?!? even i can write fictianoal ****...
Anyways.
Thx f19 ill check that out http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Grue_
11-24-2005, 06:03 AM
Thanks for the recommendations. I'll get the Junkers Aircraft 1913-1945 as that looks the nuts.

@Polak5 Len Deighton has written historical books and therefore his fictional accounts are historically accurate and educational. Here is a good review of a couple of his books:

http://www-staff.mcs.uts.edu.au/~tomlin/LD/fighter1.html

Ruy Horta
11-25-2005, 11:18 AM
Goodbye Mickey Mouse, Deighton

Nice novel, recommended.