Bone B-1 Lancer in action
Color by Lou Drendel
Illustrated by Mariano Rosales & Richard Hudson
S u m m a r y
||Aircraft Number 179
||Soft cover, landscape format, 50
pages plus covers (incl. 2 pages in full colour).
||US$8.46 from Squadron.com
||Compact and useful format for
modellers; excellent timing with impending release of Revell-Monogram B-1; packed with helpfully captioned photos; attractive cover art -
front and back; supporting narrative text.
Bone B-1 Lancer in Action is available online from
Bone B-1 Lancer in Action by Lou Drendel succinctly describes the
design, operations and fighting colours of America's current strategic
The text commences with the background to the introduction of the Bone,
including its operational predecessors, and continues to detail the
specifications and operational history of the B-1 Lancer. Lou Drendel uses
his excellent Air Force contacts to once again call upon first-hand
accounts of pilots discussing the use of the B-1B at war. The campaigns
covered include Operations Desert Fox (Iraq, 1998), Noble Anvil (Kosovo,
1999) and even Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan, 2001/2).
This book follows Squadron/Signal’s popular “In Action” format with
colour cover art (this time by the author), two colour pages as a “centrefold”, helpful line drawings
and specifications spread over 50 pages in landscape format. As with the
rest of the series, the real backbone of these books are the multitude of
photographs packed between the covers. Around 100 photos are captioned in
Bone in Action is another interesting book from Squadron/Signal, and
will be especially useful to anyone planning to build the forthcoming Revell-Monogram
1/72 scale B-1 Lancer.
Thanks to Squadron for the review sample.
Review Copyright © 2002 by Brett
This Page Created on 14 April, 2002
Last updated 22 July, 2003
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