Home  > Categories > Product List > German V-weapon Sites 1943-45
Not sure what to buy? Running out of time? Give a gift card!

German V-weapon Sites 1943-45
64 page book.

 Other products to consider: (7)

D-day Fortifications Normandy
Osprey Books
$18.95 $13.69
The Channel Islands 1941-45
Osprey Books
$18.95 $13.69
The Atlantic Wall (1)
Osprey Books
$18.95 $13.69
Backordered (Sign up for an email
notification when it's
back in stock!)
List price: $18.95
You pay: $13.69
(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Notify me
Add to watch list

Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP FOR72
View all products of type "Fortifications"
Author: Steven J. Zaloga
Illustrator: Hugh Johnson

About this book
Designed to change the course of the war, the V weapons required ambitious plans to defend their expensive and complicated launch sites. Steven J Zaloga describes the configuration and planned deployment of heavy missile sites, as well as the unique Allied tactics developed to counter this threat, including a remote-control version of the B-17 bomber. From the V-1 ski sites to the mobile basing employed by the V-2 units and the other secret weapons bases like the 'V-3' high-pressure gun at Mimoyeques, this book examines the impact of these weapon systems and defences not only on the war but on modern weaponry. With many of the sites described still surviving today, this is a perfect companion for a tour of the V weapon sites built during World War II.

Contents
  • Introduction
  • The V-weapon programs
  • Design and development
  • The Allies intervene
  • The sites at war
  • The missile sites in retrospect
  • The sites today
  • Further reading
  • Index
Paperback; January 2008; 64 pages; ISBN: 9781846032479







We accept paypal, as well as mastercard, visa, american express and discover cards. We ship via UPS and US Postal Service.

Copyright © 2005-2017 Scale Hobbyist, all rights reserved