By Jerry Crandall, illustrated by Thomas A. Tullis, Deluxe, leather bound autographed limited edition, each autographed by nine Dora 9 pilots: Heinz Marquardt, Otto Kleinert, Paul Müngersdorff, Werner Molge, Heinz Radlauer, Karl-Heinz Ossenkop, Gerhard Frisch, Fritz Ungar and Roderich Cescotti. Limited to only 350 copies, very low in inventory.
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- Approximately 365 black and white photos, plus 40 color photos may previously unpublished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
- Additional Information
Manufacturer Eagle Editions Ltd. LLC