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de Havilland Mosquito: An Illustrated History, Volume 1

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The first volume in the two volume set traces the history of the Mosquito from its first flight in November 1940 through to its production and many variants. The aircraft's varied post-war uses are outlined in roles ranging from oil prospecting and air racing to aerial survey. Told in pictures with extended captions and two colour sections, this reprinted volume 1 combines ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Crécy Publishing (first published May 1st 1999)
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Feb 04, 2013 rated it it was ok
I read this book because my Grandfather was the Navigator in a Mosquito during WWII. He missed the battle of Britain, but he made it for D-Day and flew a diversionary mission on the Damn Busters campaign. Later he switched to aerial reconnaissance.

While the book itself was interesting for what it was, it was not really the type of book that I would normally be drawn to. There was no continuous narrative detailing the existence of the Mosquito as it was used throughout the war. Instead each photo
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