1st ed., 1988. 160 pp., frontis., + b&w photo-ills. + ills. D.j. 28 x 22cm. Nr.FINE. The dive-bombers, as operated by all the combatants in World War II, is the subject of this action-packed book. Included are the ideas behind the aircraft, the experimental work, trials and improvisations, as well as detailed accounts of the operations of dive bomber squadrons in all theatres of the war. The theory and practice of dive bombing are explained as well as the methods and experiences of each of the major protagonists. Including many first-hand accounts.