De Havilland’s “Wooden Wonder” Mosquito - famed night-fighter and fighter-bomber of WW2. The development of the multirole Mosquito, from its original bomber and photoreconnaissance operational function to that of a night-fighter and fighter-bomber configuration, was initiated by the latent threat of a renewal of the 1940–41 “Blitz.” Over the ensuing years of WWII, the Mosquito attacked the enemy with sorties across a 24-hour time span, challenging the German Nachtjagd with aerial interceptions, as well as attacks on Luftwaffe airfields. Pinpoint assaults on specialist targets was another aspect of Mosquito fighter-bomber operations, whose destructive effect on the Axis was constantly felt. Also covered are the Mosquito’s operations with the Fleet Air Arm, as well as postwar use.
Size: 9″ x 9″ Hardcover | 197 color and b/w photos | 112 pp
Learn more about the Mosquito - at The People’s Mosquito Project, a not-for-profit project endeavoring to return a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI to the skies above Britain, for the first time in more than 75 years.