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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Dora vol. One FIRST EDITION

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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Dora vol. One FIRST EDITION
$225.00

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by Jerry Crandall, illustrated by Thomas A. Tullis
9" X 12", 344 all color pages

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By Jerry Crandall, illustrated by Thomas A. Tullis, Second Edition

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 words..."What kind of contraptions are these?!"

- First losses and victories

- Excerpts of Hans Dortenmann's diary describing his all-Yellow tail 190, 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 colors used by JG 301

- Approximately 365 black and white photos, plus 40 color photos may previously unpublished

- 72 color 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

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