Published on
October 23, 2016
Review Author(s)
Book Author(s)
Martin Robson
ISBN
978-1-844-86306-8
Other Publication Information
160 pages, about 30 B&W and color pictures and line artworks
MSRP
$15.00
Product / Stock #
GNA
Company: Bloomsbury Publishing - Website: Visit Site
Provided by: Osprey Publishing - Website: Visit Site

The Pocket Manual is a compilation of various Air Ministry pamphlets, publications and manuals on the De Havilland Mosquito.

The book starts with the design specifications and related documents. This is followed by the pilot notes in chapter 2 and the operations and tactical publications. This last section details aspects of operating the night bomber version, strategic bomber version, pathfinding and even the Sea Mosquito. The book concludes with 105SQ operations record books.

This is an interesting look at various period publications to aid in operating and maintaining the Mosquito. There is good information for the historian, pilot and some nice detailed period cockpit photos with instrumentation callouts. If the Mosquito interests you, you will find this book to your liking

Our thanks to Osprey Publishing for the review copy and my thanks to IPMS/USA for the review opportunity

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