The RAF’s Legendary Wooden Wonder and its Most Extraordinary Mission

Never was the old aviation adage that if it looks good it flies good more true than of the streamlined and beautifully proportioned de Havilland fighter bomber" So begins the latest work of military aviation history from Rowland White.

White will be familiar to readers from the excellent Vulcan 607 and Harrier 809, both set in the Falklands Conflict. Unlike these books, Mosquito is not concerned with a single operation or small limited war. Instead, the beautiful twin Rolls-Royce Merlin engine warplane flew during World War Two. As such, Mosquito is not a tight narrative, instead roving to and fro across the enormous multi-dimensional conflict.

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