Me 109: Willy Messerschmitt's Peerless Fighter - Weapons Book, No. 4
1970 Me 109: Willy Messerschmitt's Peerless Fighter. Ballantin's Illustrated History of World War II. Weapons Book, No. 4 by Martin Caldin. 1968/1970 New York, 1968, Ballantine, 160 pages, profusely illustrated with photos and maps. Paperback
The Me-109 took to the air in 1935, and at war's end it could still fly and fight on even terms with the best fighters produced by its opponents. Through a host of variations and modifications, the Me-109 was probably the most consistently great aircraft in aviation history.
About the Series
Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, later re-titled Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, was a series of paperback books printed in both the USA and UK. The series deals with all aspects of Twentieth Century conflict, and each volume has a wealth of detailed information and illustrations. Many of the titles were written by well-known military authors.
Library of Congress Catalog Listing
- Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
- Personal Name: Caidin, Martin, 1927-
- Main Title: Me 109; Willy Messerschmitt’s peerless fighter.
- Published/Created: [New York, Ballantine Books, 1968]
- Description: 160 p. illus., ports. 21 cm.
- Notes: Bibliography: p. 160.
- Subjects: Messerschmitt 109 (Fighter planes)
- Series: Ballantine’s illustrated history of World War II. Weapons book, no. 4
- LC Classification: TL686.M44 C3
- Dewey Class No.: 623.7/464