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de Havilland Canada Aircraft - de Havilland Mosquito, Bombardier Dash 8, de Havilland Canada Dhc-6 Twin Otter, de Havilland Canada Dash 7 (Paperback) Loot Price: R291
Discovery Miles 2 910
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: De Havilland Mosquito, Bombardier Dash 8, De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, De Havilland Canada Dash 7, De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk, De Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo, De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou, De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver, De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter, De Havilland Fox Moth. Excerpt: The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft that served during the Second World War and the Post-war era. It was known affectionately as the "Mossie" to its crews and was also nicknamed "The Wooden Wonder." It saw service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and many other air forces in the European theatre, the Pacific theatre of Operations and the Mediterranean Theatre, as well as during the postwar period. Originally conceived as an unarmed fast bomber, the Mosquito was adapted to many other roles during the air war, including: low to medium altitude daytime tactical bomber, high-altitude night bomber, pathfinder, day or night fighter, fighter-bomber, intruder, maritime strike aircraft, and fast photo-reconnaissance aircraft. It was also used by the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) as a transport. When the Mosquito entered production in 1941, it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world. Entering widespread service in 1942, the Mosquito supported RAF strategic night fighter defence forces in the United Kingdom from Luftwaffe raids, most notably defeating the German aerial offensive Operation Steinbock in 1944. Offensively, the Mosquito units also conducted night time fighter sweeps in indirect and direct protection of RAF Bomber Command's heavy bombers to help reduce RAF bomber losses in 1944 and 1945. The Mosquito increased German night fighter losses to such an extent the Germans were said to have awarded two victories for shooting one down. As a bomber it...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-17627-7
Barcode: 9781155176277
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-17627-8

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