Development (1934-1939) /Initial service (1938-41 - Dutch and Weserubung) /The Pacific War (1942-44 - Dutch and Australian service) /German service (1940-1945) /Spanish and French service (1944-1969) /APPENDICES
An illustrated history of a remarkable aircraft, the Dornier Do 24, which served both military and humanitarian purposes.
A professional editor and translator, Peter de Jong has collaborated on numerous modern history and aviation history books and written dozens of magazine articles since 1995. His comprehensive volumes on the most historically significant Fokker aircraft of World War 2, the D.XXI, appeared in his native Dutch and French, and with Kari Stenman he produced Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces 112 -Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2. Chris Davey has illustrated more than 25 titles for Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces, Combat Aircraft and Elite Units series since 1994. Based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and one of the last traditional airbrush artists in the business, he has become the artist of choice for both USAAF fighters and RAF subject matter, proving his undoubted skill when dealing with large aircraft subjects such as the Halifax and Sunderland. Mark Postlethwaite was born in Leicestershire in 1964 and has developed a lifelong passion for aviation history. He first worked as a photographer before turning his attention solely to artwork, and is now highly regarded in his field for the quality and accuracy of his work. He became the youngest elected member of the Guild of Aviation Artists in 1991. Mark is a valued Osprey artist and has contributed to more than 80 of its books.