Air power exercized a decisive influence over military operations throughout World War. From the German Blitzrieg campaigns thaqt overran western Europe, to the war in the Pacific, success in the air was essential to victory. This work provides a handy guide to warplanes that fought for control of the skies, from the Battle of Britain to the great Allied bomber offensive against Germany. All the key aircraft are included, with photographs and technical specifications. An introductory section charts the incredible place of technical progress. In 1939, many airforces still included bi-planes. By 1945, fighter squadrons were recieving jets. Ejector seats, airborne radar and guided missiles were all entering service. This work provides a concise summary of all the main developments in aircraft design.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A pocket guide to over 100 combat Aircraft of World War ll. Includes US, British, German, Japanese, French, Italian, Russian and Polish fighters, bombers and naval aircraft. Special feature on air warfare 1939-45 reveals how aircraft developed from the biplanes of the 1930s to the jets in service by the end of the war. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0004708490
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004708490
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004708490
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110004708490
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