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US Aerial Armament in WWII - The Ultimate Look, Vol 3:

Air Launched Rockets, Mines, Torpedoes, Guided Missiles and Secret Weapons

Hardcover (320 pages)
A definitive history of US aerial armament in WWII from conventional bombs to some of the most bizarre bombs ever conceived.

US Aerial Armament in WWII - The Ultimate Look, Vol 3:

Following his previous Ultimate Look volumes on the B-29, B-32, B-18, and B-25, and volumes one and two in this series, Wolf continues his definitive history of U.S. aerial armament in World War II.

Drawing from his extensive library, microfilm archives, and technical manuals Wolf covers:

  • Dive Bombers
  • Fighter Bombers
  • Rockets
  • Napalm
  • Torpedoes
  • Depth Charges
  • Aerial Mines
  • GT-1 Glide Pattern Torpedo
  • Speedee Bomb
  • Hydrobomb
  • Disney Rocket-Assisted Bomb
  • Very Heavy Conventional Bombs
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Poison Gas and Biological Bombs
  • Leaflets
  • Animal Aerial Weapons

There is an extensive chapter on guided missiles including:

  • GB (Glide Bomb) Series
  • VB (Vertical Bomb) Series
  • Drones (Aphrodite, Anvil, Castor, Willie Orphan, XBQ-1/2/3 and PQ Series, and USN TDR drones)
  • SWOD (Special Weapons Ordnance Device) Series (Robin, Pelican, Moth, and Bat/SWOD Mk9)
  • Glomb
  • Gargoyle
  • Gorgon
  • JB: Jet Bomb Series (JB-1 through 10)

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