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 struggle . Of complex layout, and smooth visual appeal, the twin-engine Pe-2 was once an incredibly quickly and trustworthy airplane. Aviation historian Peter C Smith tells the complete tale of this outstanding airplane, and locations it within the context of the Russian crusade, the luck of which owed a lot to this trustworthy and extremely a variety of laptop. utilizing professional assets, together with the legit Pe-2 instruction manual, and various colour and black-and-white pictures from inner most resources, this deeply-researched e-book can be valuable for the historian, fanatic and modeler alike.

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