B-52 Stratofortress: Boeing's Iconic Bomber from 1952 to the Present

David Doyle
Item #85183

If you plan to build one of the numerous B-52 kits on the market, David Doyle’s B-52 Stratofortress: Boeing’s Iconic Bomber from 1952 to Present is an essential reference. Part of Schiffer’s Legends of Warfare series, the 128-page hardcover details the BUFF from the early XB-52 and YB-52 up to the B-52H.
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Designed during the Cold War to deliver nuclear weapons, Boeing’s B-52, often referred to as BUFF (Big Ugly Fat, ah, Fella) remains in U.S. Air Force Service today, 70 years after the prototype rolled out of the factory. Although it has never dropped its intended ordnance, it has carried conventional bombs and cruise missiles over Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

If you plan to build one of the numerous B-52 kits on the market, grab a copy of David Doyle’s B-52 Stratofortress: Boeing’s Iconic Bomber from 1952 to Present. Part of Schiffer’s Legends of Warfare series, the 128-page hardcover details the BUFF from the early XB-52 and YB-52 up to the B-52H. Each chapter details one of the Stratofortress variants with introductory text followed by numerous photos in both black-and-white and color. Photo reproduction is outstanding and the captions are crammed with detail.

This book is a must-have for fans builders of B-52s.

Author: David Doyle
Size: 9x9
Pages: 112
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