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By Peter C. Smith

The twin-engine Petlyakov Pe-2, or 'Peshka', shaped the mainstay of the Soviet dive and light-bomber strength in global battle . Of complex layout, and modern visual appeal, the twin-engine Pe-2 used to be a very speedy and trustworthy airplane. Aviation historian Peter C Smith tells the total tale of this awesome plane, and areas it within the context of the Russian crusade, the good fortune of which owed a lot to this trustworthy and extremely a number of computer. utilizing reliable resources, together with the respectable Pe-2 instruction manual, and diverse colour and black-and-white pictures from inner most resources, this deeply-researched booklet should be valuable for the historian, fanatic and modeler alike.

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