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hughlb2
05-28-2004, 11:34 AM
there is no doubt this has been asked before. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/1072.gif

But can you tell me of a good book on WW2 aircraft, not a novel but a reference sort of book. For example I was looking at "Spitfire: The History". It seems quite popular, informative, detailed, with technical drawings, photos and stories. And for someone like myself with a keen interest in Spits it seems perfect.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

hughlb2
05-28-2004, 11:34 AM
there is no doubt this has been asked before. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/1072.gif

But can you tell me of a good book on WW2 aircraft, not a novel but a reference sort of book. For example I was looking at "Spitfire: The History". It seems quite popular, informative, detailed, with technical drawings, photos and stories. And for someone like myself with a keen interest in Spits it seems perfect.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Crimea_River
05-29-2004, 10:52 AM
I have a book called "The Great Book of World War II Airplanes" by Various authors.

Over 600 pages with over 400 Full Color Illustrations. 3 Views cockpit details and also photos. Detailed history of various types: P-38, P-51, B-17, Hellcat, Corsair, Spitfire, Mosquito, Lancaster, Bf-109, Fw-190. Stuka, and Zero.

It's kind of pricey and it looks like Amazon has a couple:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index%3Dstripbooks%26field-keywords%3D%252522The%252520Great%252520Book%25252 0of%252520World%252520War%252520II%252520Airplanes %252522/002-0648418-9444821

hughlb2
05-29-2004, 11:11 AM
Thanks Crimea_River, just what I was looking for. I'm going to Borders to see what they have to offer, if there is nothing there I will have a look at getting this book. Pricey yes, but I guess you pay for quality and quantity.