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Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War II by MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 56789 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publication date: 29/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $30.97
The concept of a twin-engine fighter that could accompany bomber formations and effectively drive off defending fighters was the rationale behind the creation of the Messerschmitt Bf 110. Initial operations during 1939a40 seemed to justify its existence, but the generally weak level of aerial opposition bred a false sense of security among the aircrews that was thoroughly blunted during the Battle of Britain. Better fortune attended the ZerstArer's (Destroyer) operational career when utilized in two alternative ways. First, it proved a steady platform for ground-attack duties, given its heavy cannon and machine gun battery. Even more effective was the switch to a night fighter function, where it proved a deadly weapon along with its Ju 88 contemporary in Germany's Home Defense against the nocturnal operations launched by RAF Bomber Command. Part of the Legends of Warfare series.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 112
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publication date: 29/06/2019
Country of publication: UNITED STATES
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 228mm X 228mm
Code: 56789