A year of the most impressive warbirds of the twentieth century, for the military history and aviation buff.
Raging motors, gliding wings, and—at the helm—courageous pilots, navigating the Allied forces to victory. Historic Warbirds explores twelve momentous aircraft from the critical years of 1939–1950 in ingeniously designed exploded views. There’s the P-51 Mustang, known as the United States’ finest fighter during World War II, the F6F Hellcat, which destroyed more enemies than any other Allied naval aircraft, and more. Featuring cutaway illustrations, exploded views, diagrams, specs and including historical context and significant battles. Created by the military experts at Osprey Publishing and illustrated in breathtaking detail, these planes soar into every aviation, gaming, and military buff’s heart.