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Series Monograph Special 3D
Author Sergei Kouznetsov, Alexander Rusetski
No. Pages 200
Version Hard cover
Category Books on aviation
Subcategory WW2 German Aircraft
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The World War 2 fighters designed by A.S. Yakovlev's and his team are rightfully considered the weapon of the Victory in the history of the Soviet Union and Russia. Their speed, maneuverability and firepower made them famous over the Eastern front. Yet until present days historians and aviation enthusiast continue to debate whether the design of these machines was adequate. The goal of this book is not to end these debates, but rather to present as precisely as the documents available to the authors allow the story of the first aircraft in the long lineage of Yakovlev's fighters – the Yak-1 . Many new, sometimes unexpected facts about this important machine are presented in this book.
268 archival photographs
16 color profiles (19 views)
Gloss coated paper