B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War (Osprey Combat Aircraft 42)
Osprey Publishing | 2003 | ISBN-10: 1841766542 | ISBN-13: 978 1841766546 | English | 96 Pages | PDF (e-book) | 3,6 MB
This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950, thus starting the Korean War (1950-1953) the B-29 had been reclassified a medium bomber. Many of its crew members had fought their war and settled down to raise families and begin careers only to be recalled to fight another war on a distant Asian peninsula.
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