THE BATTLE OF THE V-WEAPONS 1944-45.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1964, 1st edn., 192pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 3 maps and 3 diagrams in text, grey/blue dichromatic cloth lettered in red at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, the author, an intelligence officer with the Air Defence Staff during WW2 provides a detailed documentary account of the V1 and V2 offensives of 1944-45, with a history of experimental types, the intelligence about the V-weapon development that reached the Allies, the use of agents and photo-reconnaisance, the Allied bombing campaign on the manufacturing and launch sites and the defensive campaign against the incoming V-1's, with a chronological summary of events, sl. cocked, edges tanned and lightly foxed, faint foxing to endpapers, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, a few fox marks, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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