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WW2 Air Ministry Manual | Bag the Hun (1943)

Bag the Hun | Air Ministry Manual (1943)

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BAG THE HUN

A. P. 2580 A

AIR MINISTRY, London, 1943

‘Combat films prove that many combats against the Fw 190 are unsuccessful because of wrong estimation of opening range and wrong deflection. This booklet provide instruction and practice in these fundamentals ’

A rare original WW2 Air Ministry manual, published in November 1943. This is a guide to aerial gunnery for RAF fighter pilots. It was specifically intended to help with attacks on the German Fw 190 fighter. With instructions, exercises, and numerous illustrations on aiming off, sighting, estimating range, angles of attack, and deflection shooting. There are many excellent diagrams showing exactly how you should identify and then shoot down an Fw 190. There is a celluloid aiming circle in a pocket at the rear, to be used in conjunction with the exercises in the book.


Condition:

In very good condition. The card cover is in very good condition, with only minor signs of use. The stitched binding is good and secure The text and illustrations are in very good condition. The celluloid sighting disc is in very good condition.

Published: 1943
Illustrated card cover
Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams
Dimensions: 155mm x 180mm
Pages: 48