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A-26 Invader in Action by Jim Mesko

By Jim Mesko

The Squadron sign guides "In motion" books offer fans, historians and modelers with amazing photographic assurance over quite a lot of chosen topics. pictures are drawn from many inner most collections and records to depict the name function in its ancient atmosphere. additionally, every one quantity beneficial properties unique disguise paintings, complete colour profiles, distinct scale drawings, scrap artwork and crucial descriptive textual content to deliver those histories to lifestyles. examine all concerning the Douglas A-26 Invader which was once a usa twin-engine gentle bomber and assault airplane outfitted through Douglas plane in the course of global conflict II that still observed provider in the course of a number of of the chilly War's significant conflicts. Douglas all started the A-26 in 1941. The Douglas A-26 (now referred to as the B-26) bomber used to be the one American bomber to fly missions in 3 wars. After global warfare II, it served as a first-line bomber through the Korean struggle and through the Vietnam battle. The final U.S. army Invader used to be retired in 1972 and donated to the Smithsonian's nationwide Air and house Museum.

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