New Luftwaffe Books from Kagero

A new book and book/decal combination release for February 2014 have been announced by Kagero Publishing.

KAGERO PUBLISHING PRESS RELEASE, FEBRUARY 2014

Four new books will be published by Kagero in February 2014. The following titles will be available after 25th February:

UNITS 07: JG 53 “Ace of Spades”
Author: Marek J. Murawski

The book presents the history and combat operations of JG 53 “Ace of Spades” – one of the Luftwaffe’s most famous fighter wings. A collection of forty archive photographs is supplemented by a list of all JG 53 commanders, details of each of the wing’s squadrons and flights, and a listing of the unit’s equipment used during the war. Full-page, colour aircraft profiles will serve as an excellent source of documentation and a welcome addition to a set of decals included with the book. The decal sheet was printed by Cartograf. It contains 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings of the following planes:
— Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1; ‘White 12’ of 2./JG 53, Rennes airfield, France, August 1940,
— Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2; W.Nr. 5434, ‘Black 3’, flown by Fw. Josef Wurmheller of 5./JG 53, Korowje-Selo airfield, Russia, mid-July 1941,
— Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4/B; W.Nr. 7473, ‘White 3’, flown by Uffz. Felix Sauer of 10.(Jabo)/JG 53, San Pietro airfield, Sicily, March 1942,
— Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-4 trop; W.Nr. 15013, ‘Black 16’, flown by Lt. Ulrich Seiffert of 8./JG 53, Sciacca airfield, Sicily, late April 1943.

MONOGRAPHS No. 54 — 3D EDITION: Junkers Ju 87 D/G Vol. I
Authors: Marek J. Murawski, Marek Ryś

This monograph of the most famous dive bomber of World War II focuses on the design and combat operations of the late marks of the Stuka: the Ju 87 D dive bomber and strike aircraft and the Ju 87 G tank buster. In addition to the detailed description of the design, the book covers combat operations of the Luftwaffe units equipped with the D and G models, as well as the biographies of the most prominent aircrews who flew those aircraft in combat. The text is supplemented by archive photographs and 3D drawings showing details of the design. A4 size, 112 pages, 110 archive photos, 77 3D renders, colour profiles, 4 A4 sheets of scale drawings.

 

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