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Focke-Wulf Ta 152 (HB) - SCHIFFER - SH0860CSN

Focke-Wulf Ta 152 (HB) - SCHIFFER - SH0860CSN


 
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Dietmar Harmann. From the time of its appearance in 1939 the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 was one of the best fighter aircraft of the Second World War, a masterpiece produced by chief designer Kurt Tank. In 1943 he developed a new fighter aircraft based on this successful concept. The project soon deviated far from the original Fw 190 concept and as an honor to the designer it was designated the Ta 152. The heavy Allied bombing at the end of the war prevented production from beginning as planned, and as a result only a very few Ta 152Hs could be delivered. With the aid of a large number of photographs, some previously unpublished, and drawings, this book details the development history of the Ta 152, one of the most advanced fighter aircraft of its day. But it also illustrates the hopelessness of Germany's efforts late in the war to deploy advanced aircraft in large numbers. Illustrated with over 165 black/white photographs and line drawings; 144 pages.