War Prizes. Captured German, Italian and Japanese Aircraft of WWII.

War Prizes. Captured German, Italian and Japanese Aircraft of WWII.
This book is a meticulously researched review of the many German, Italian and Japanese aircraft taken to Allied countries or flown by the Allies during or after the Second World War. The hsitory of these captured aircraft has been extensively researched and the book is copiously illustrated by an unrivalled selection of around 500 photographs, gleaned from around the world.
The book's chapters are devoted to chronological themes describing the individual histories of each aircraft and the units which flew them in the USA or France or in specific theatres of war, with a final chapter covering the use made of aircraft in other countries. Coverage includes civilian aircraft and sailplanes as well as military types; post-war production of German designs and details of surviving aircraft in museums.
Appendices and indexes cover designation and marking systems, information sources and other useful background.

Author(s): Phil Butler
Publisher: Crecy
Pages: 352
Language: English
Edition: 2nd updated and enlarged new edition 2022
Year of publication: 2006
Dimensions: 28 x 21,5 cm
Binding: Harccover
Weight: 1.50 kg

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