German Jet Aircraft: 1939-1945

Hans-Peter Diedrich

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Germany was one of the leading developers of jet propulsion during the Second World War – in August 1939 the world's first jet aircraft, the Heinkel He 178, took to the air on its maiden flight. This new book examines all of the developments, production and aircraft types: He 280, Me 262, Ar 234, He 162, Ju 287, Ho IX, Me 328, P1101, Hs 132, DM 1, Ta 183 and others by such aircraft manufacturers as Heinkel, Junkers, Messerschmitt, and powerplant manufacturers BMW and Daimler-Benz. Numerous photographs and three-view drawings illustrate this extraordinary book.

Size: 8 1/2" X 11" | over 80 b/w photographs | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764312304

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