THE LUFTWAFFE ON THE EASTERN FRONT 1943-45. From Profile to Model.
This excellent book is the second part of a two-volume reference set for modellers of the Luftwaffe, focussing upon the aircraft and activities on the Eastern Front between 1943 and 1945. With plentiful mono wartime photographs of featured aircraft, fighters and bombers alongside vivid colour photographs of model construction, keen aviation modellers are provided with all the inspiration and information required to produce authentic recreations of these important German aircraft. With a concise overview of each aircraft's operational history (where known) and a history of its units, leading author and modeller Brett Green provides the reader with a visual step-by-step guide to building that particular aircraft. With top tips and hints from awardwinning modellers, this volume includes guides to variant conversion and markings, as well as the best methods of weathering to ensure authenticity. Colour profile artworks are augmented by 'flat art' and schematic views of upper and lower surfaces as well as 'scrap' detail views. Perfect for all those interested to learn more about the aircraft of the Luftwaffe during this period, this book will also be an invaluable tool for those modelling these amazing aircraft.