The Me163 ‘Komet’ was the world’s first operational rocket plane, a milestone in military aviation history.
This book focuses mainly on the story of 6 American fighter pilots who each had a chance to achieve one victory over the fastest aircraft of the Luftwaffe.
Author Bart Vandamme (b. 1964) has been nurturing a passion for speed records in aviation for several years. After The Fastest Man in the World, this is his second book on this extraordinary subject.