Crowborough, East Sussex: Classic Publications, 2000.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. Item #13901
Light cock, edge foxing, otherwise light wear; Dust jacket light wear. Solid oversize hardcover. ; Revised Edition of the most comprehensive account of the Me 262 ever written. "In this, the first volume of their exhaustive study of the Messerschmitt 262, the world's first operational military jet aircraft, internationally acclaimed authors, J Richard Smith and Eddie J Creek have drawn on more than thirty years of detailed and unrivaled research. Here, for the first time, is the full story of the concept, design, troubled development and contested operational deployment of possibly one of the most enigmatic war machines ever built, from its evolution, through the disputes, enmity and bitterness it provoked amongst the Nazi political, military and aviation hierarchy, to the eventual appearance of the aircraft with the Luftwaffe's first operational jet trials units. The story is complemented by a portrait of the early life and accomplishments of Willy Messerschmitt as well as a detailed study of the early a.
Price: $249.95 save 30% $174.97