A fully illustrated study of the nearest aircraft the Luftwaffe had to a strategic bomber that saw operational service in World War II.
Robert Forsyth has studied the history and operations of the Luftwaffe for many years. He has written a number of books for Osprey, including Jagdverband 44 and Jagdgeschwader 7 'Notwony' (Aviation Elite Units series), Fw 190 Sturmboche vs B-17 Flying Fortress (Duel), Aces of the Legion Condor and Luftwaffe Viermot Aces 1942-45 (Aircraft of the Aces) and Me 262 Bomber and Reconnaissance Units (Combat Aircraft), and Messerschmidt Me264 Amerika Bomber (X-Planes). He works in publishing, having founded Classic Publications and the imprint Tattered Flag. He lives in East Sussex, UK. Jim Laurier is a native of New England and lives in New Hampshire. He attended Paier School of Art in Hamden, Connecticut, from 1974-78, and since graduating with Honours, he has been working professionally in the field of Fine Art and Illustration. He has been commissioned to paint for the US Air Force and has aviation paintings on permanent display at the Pentagon.
"...the color profile illustrating the variety of He 177 camouflage schemes are particularly enjoyable."- Air Classics Magazine"A well-written narrative covering the subject matter, complemented by nicely-done color plates, lots of good photos, and a few useful appendices. I definitely recommend this as a good one-stop resource for this aircraft." - IPMS"Make this slim study your introduction to Heinkel's hazardous Griffon. Recommended!" - Cybermodeler Online