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Eighteen Rockets and Missiles of World War II

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Summary:

  • Entries on 18 Historical Rockets Developed during World War II.
  • 42 pages
  • 8½” x 11”, Laser printed
  • Plastic scuff covers (clear front, black back), GBC “comb” binding
  • Color cover w/ B&W illustrations
  • 26 photographs, 18 dimensioned/color-coded drawings
  • Historical summaries
  • $21.00

Description:

Eighteen Rockets and Missiles of World War II  is the latest of Peter Alway’s supplements to Rockets of the World.  It tells some of the less-often told stories of World War II rocketry, through examples from the five most important warring countries. While the V-2 is the best-known rocket of the war (and as such it gets its own booklet), these five nations fired millions of smaller solid-fueled rockets in combat, ranging from handheld-bazookas to rack-launched Katyushas to air-launched rockets from each country. Like all booklets in this series, each rocket gets a detailed dimensioned reference drawing.  While all of the photos are reproduced in black and white, the drawings include the complete color data you need to paint your models accurately.

Contents:

Entries on each of the following rockets include historical summaries and dimensioned and color-keyed drawings.

WW II Rockets from the Soviet Union

  • RS-82
  • M-13 “Katyusha”
  • M-13 “Luka”

WW II Rockets from the United Kingdom

  • UP3 Z Battery
  • RP-3 with 60 lb. SAP Head

WW II Rockets from the United States

  • M6A1 Bazooka
  • 3.5 Inch Aircraft Rocket
  • 2.25 Inch Subcaliber Aircraft Rocket (SCAR)
  • 5-Inch High Velocity Aircraft Rocket (HVAR) “Holy Moses”
  • Private A

WW II Rockets from Germany

  • 38 Centimeter Rakete Sprenggranate 4581
  • R4M
  • A-4 (V-2 development prototype)
  • Wasserfall
  • Taifun
  • Ruhrstahl X-4

WW II Rockets from Japan

  • Funshin Dan
  • Roketto Dan

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