MIL Mi-24 Hind Gunship Paperback
Part of the New Vanguard series
With its distinctive double-cockpit design, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the most recognizable war machine of the Cold War, and has achieved near-legendary status in the annals of military history.
The first Soviet helicopter to function as both a gunship and an assault transport, it served extensively in Afghanistan, and is now employed by militaries across the world.
Written by an expert on the 'Hind', an drawing on manufacturing and military sources, this book presents the Mi-24 in all of its brutal glory, from design and development to deployment and combat.
Also included are a number of color plates showing the distinct paint schemes employed by various nations in a range of theaters/theatres and for different armies.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 48 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.)
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 06/09/2010
- Category: Military history: post WW2 conflicts
- ISBN: 9781846039539
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Review by Luftwaffe_Flak
Very good introduction to arguably the most recognized attack helicopter in history. For those wanting passing information on the subject this is a good book. For those wanting more this is a good intro, which I would follow with Yefim Gordon's book on the Hind.