Item No. EE-010
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Dora
By Jerry Crandall
Originally advertised as one volume, however due to the overwhelming amount of information and photographic materials, this book has now become a two-volume set. Volume 1 focuses on the FW 190 D-9. Foreword by Oberstleutnant a.D. Karl-Heinz Ossenkop JG 26 D-9 pilot Brief story of prototype development Study of the five known types of gun cowls by factory D-9 into service with III/JG 54 Pilot initial impressions including Dortenmann's first wordsâ€¦ " What kind of contraptions are these?!" First losses and victories Excerpts of Hans Dortenmann's diary describing his all-Yellow tail W Nr 210003 D-9, the first D-9 in service Combat stories of D-9 pilots from III/JG 54, JG 2, IV/JG 3, JG 26, JG 51 and JG 301 The distinctive system of tactical markings and colours used by JG 301 Approximately 365 black and white photos, plus 40 colour photos many previously unpublished, 72 colour profiles by Thomas A Tullis Situation reports of JG 2 Dora 9 activity during March 1945 attacking the Remagen Bridge Flugbuch excerpts from Dora 9 pilots Accurate and detailed drawings by Koichiro Abe of the D-9, D-9/R5, and D-9 with the Ta 152 tail.
Hard Cover, Size: 9" x 12," 344 Pages, 365 b+w photos, 40 color photos, 72 color profiles by Tom Tullis.