Announcing the first release in our exciting new series of books detailing specific aircraft flown by the Luftwaffe during WWII. Following the same format as the familiar and popular Wings of the Black Cross, each Special will provide supporting text and background, expanded photo coverage plus additional color profiles.
The initial release will focus on the Messerschmitt Bf 110 as it saw service throughout the war in many different roles. This 52 page book, 8.5" X 11", includes a brief history of the aircraft and its various operational roles, both day and night, and concludes with a concise history of the aircraft's camouflage and markings. Of the 77 photos, most are unpublished from the private collection of Mark Proulx plus a few from selected contributors, and are presented in large format. Extensive captioning provides specific details found in each image.
Highly regarded and recognized aviation illustrator Fernando Estanislau, brings his unique talents to Eagle Editions Ltd. for the first time, complimenting the book with ten detailed color profiles. His superb knowledge and attention to detail of the subject makes for some of the most accurate Bf 110 profiles ever created. Included are a number of color scrap views focusing on some of the nose art as applied to the Messerschmitt Bf 110.
Wings of the Black Cross Special Number One researched and written by Mark Proulx, provides a concentrated study of the Messerschmitt Bf 110, through photos, text and illustrations.
Eagle Editions Ltd. LLC presents a series of books detailing specific aircraft flown by the Luftwaffe during WWII. Following the same format as the familiar and popular Wings of the Black Cross, each Special will provide supporting text and background, expanded photo coverage plus color aircraft profiles based on some of the published photos in the book.
About the Author:
Mark Proulx has enthusiastically studied World War II history for decades. During that time, his primary focus has been on the air battles over Europe. He has written a number of books for the Wings of the Black Cross series.
Earlier on that interest drove him to an airline career, where he now works as a training captain for one of North Americas larger regional airlines. Mark currently lives in Alberta, Canada where he is married with one daughter.
Aviation has always fascinated author Mark Proulx. He has enthusiastically studied World War II history for decades with a primary focus on the air battles over Europe. Because of his intense interest, he has built an extensive library including reference works and original period photos that he draws upon to write books which have included several in the series of Wings of the Black Cross. In addition, his research has also been directed toward a number of EagleCals produced by Eagle Editions.
With his early interest in airplanes, he was naturally driven into an airline career where he now works as a training captain for one of North America's larger regional airlines. He currently lives with his wife and daughter in Canada.
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