Signed Copy: Focke-Wulf Fw 190 in the Battle for Sicily

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Copy of the book ‘Focke-Wulf Fw 190 in the Battle for Sicily’ signed by SKG 10 pilot Helmut Wenk. Serving as a ground-attack pilot from 1943 to 1945, Helmut Wenk participated in daylight missions over Sicily, night operations over Russia, and in the closing weeks of the war he flew a Focke-Wulf Fw 190 in defence of Berlin.

This is the first time that the story of the Fw 190 in the battle for Sicily has been told, and the book describes not only the operations, but also the many difficulties faced and overcome by the pilots, leaders and ground personnel of the Fw 190-equipped units. The book is the result of six years of research, and is based on interviews and correspondence with participating Fw 190 pilots, along with a wide variety of other primary and secondary sources. The 224-page book features eight chapters, ten appendices, a comprehensive index, many maps and eleven colour aircraft profiles.

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Hardcover: 224 pages in colour, 137 black-and-white and 3 colour photographs, 11 colour aircraft profiles 16 colour maps, 4 emblems and 12 illustrations 10 appendices, including loss and victory lists, tactics, escort fighter material, camouflage and markings information. For book sample please visit the ‘Free Downloads’ page with book-related material.

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Weight 1.8 kg
Dimensions 25 x 2 x 32 cm