Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

; Janusz Swiatlon (Illustratør) ; Mark Postlethwaite (Illustratør)

This illustrated study charts the development and combat history of the Vickers Wellington units, the mainstay of the RAF heavy bomber force during the first half of World War II. Les mer
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This illustrated study charts the development and combat history of the Vickers Wellington units, the mainstay of the RAF heavy bomber force during the first half of World War II.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction
1. Origins and Early Days
2. Into Combat
3. On the Offensive
4. Peak Strength
5. Training
Appendices
Colour Plates Commentary
Index

Om forfatteren

Michael Napier is the author of six books on aspects of aviation and military history, including the highly successful Royal Air Force - A Centenary of Operations, published by Osprey. He is an authority on the history of No 14 Sqn RAF, a unit which operated the Wellington in the anti-submarine role. Michael is an ex-RAF Tornado GR 1 pilot and has been an airline pilot for the last 21 years. He lives near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

Janusz Swiatlon lives in Krakow, Poland. A veteran of service with the Polish Army's 6th Pomorska Dywizja Powietrzno-Desantowa (an airborne unit) in the 1980s, he is both an enthusiast of aviation historian and a military modeler. As an illustrator, he has created numerous colour aircraft profiles published in magazines and books by AF Editores, Kagero, Chevron, Stratus and other publishing houses, including Osprey.