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The Men Who Flew the Mosquito (Paperback)

Compelling Account of the 'Wooden Wonders' Triumphant World War 2 Career

Aviation Aviation in WWII

By Martin Bowman
Imprint: Pen & Sword Aviation
ISBN: 9781844158911
Published: 19th February 2009
Last Released: 10th October 2011

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The two-engined Mosquito was one of the classic aircraft of the Second World War. Famously wooden-built, its graceful lines and powerful performance have made it into an airborne icon. Its operational versatility as a fighter, low level bomber and reconnaissance aircraft was unsurpassed.

In this book we get the first-hand crew accounts of a selection of the actions and missions that the 'Mossie' undertook. These include audacious raids on Nazi HQs and Gestapo jails - real precision attacks carried out by ace fliers.

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About Martin Bowman

Martin Bowman is one of Britain’s foremost aviation historians and has written many books and articles.

He lives in Norwich .

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