by Malia Enterprises .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||43|
The latest title in the Warbird Tech series fills a significant gap in the information available on the Martin B Marauder. Although the book does have a brief operational history of the B, the best reason to purchase this book it for its emphasis on the technical aspects of the aircraft. Excerpt: The Martin B Marauder was a World War II twin-engine medium bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company. First used in the Pacific Theater in early , it was also used in the Mediterranean Theater and in Western Europe. The latest title in the Warbird Tech series fills a significant gap in the information available on the Martin B Marauder. Although the book does have a brief operational history of the B, the best reason to purchase this book it Reviews: 6. A good history of an underappreciated medium bomber. My dad was a navigator in the th Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force. This book takes you from the initial design through its deployment in the Pacific, European, African & Mediterranean Theaters to the restoration efforts for the handful (5 or 6) of B bombers that survived the scrap heap/5.
Martin B Marauder. likes talking about this. Grouping of informations about the Martin B Marauder to pay tribute to those who served Followers: Review. Osprey Publishing's Martin B Marauder highlights a WWII medium bomber unable to escape its early reputation as a dangerous aircraft – a notoriety more attributable to inexperienced pilots than to the design itself.. Following a short introduction, author Martyn Chorlton dedicates most of the first half to B development and technical specifications. One of the most underrated medium bombers of the Second World War, the Martin B Marauder never fully managed to shake off an underserved early reputation as a dangerous aircraft to fly. Admittedly, in inexperienced hands, the B could be tricky to fly, but once mastered, proved to be one of the best in its : Bloomsbury USA. Since then I've spoken to other B Marauder pilots in the formation that day, to bomb the railroad bridge at Conflans France, at noon on May 29th "Lt. Stuart H. Perrin's B Marauder Take Off Prayer th Bomb Squadron Squadron th Bomb Group (60 missions) (Tiger Tails, yellow & black diagonal stripes on rudder).
Buy a cheap copy of The Martin B Marauder book by J.K. Havener. Free shipping over $/5(2). One of the most underrated medium bombers of the Second World War, the Martin B Marauder never fully managed to shake off an underserved early reputation as a dangerous aircraft to fly. Deemed superior to all other designs on the table at the time, almost a 1, had been ordered before the aircraft first took to the air November From late the first B . This is an amazing book on this subject and could be argued that it is the definitive book on the B Marauder. The book is big. Very big and very heavy. You know you have the last word in this subject in your hand when you pick it up. With a page count of pages of high quality and acid free paper, the book is covered in 10 chapters. The first Martin B Marauder mission flown was by the 22nd Bomb Group on April 5, Launched from Garbutt Field, Australia the B26's staged through 7 mile drome near Port Moresby, New Guinea to strike the Japanese base at Rabaul, New Britain.