Manfred Griehl

Date Published :
July 2015
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Series :
Fact File
Illustration :
115 b/w photos, 14 color photos and 3 drawings
No associated books available.


Wilhelm Emil Messerschmitt is the most famous German aircraft designer and manufacturer.

Messerschmitt's single most important design was the Bf 109, designed in 1934 which remains the most-produced fighter in history. Another Messerschmitt model, the Me 209, broke the absolute world airspeed record. Messerschmitt AG also produced the first jet-powered aircraft in the world, the Me 262. 

This Fact File edition includes details on all Messerschmitt aircraft and its variants. Included are all the facts and figures associated with each plane combined with contemporary photographs making this serious reference book.

About The Author

Manfred Griehl is a respected historian with a unique photographic archive, specializing in Luftwaffe operations of World War II. His books include German Bombers over Russia and German Elite Pathfinders.

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