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4 edition of Contending Fighters of WWII found in the catalog.

Contending Fighters of WWII

by Ronald Thomas H. Collis

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aerospace & aviation technology,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • 20th century,
  • Aerial operations,
  • Fighter planes,
  • Piloting,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12020954M
    ISBN 101553954998
    ISBN 109781553954996
    OCLC/WorldCa51204334

      Richard Overy, author of numerous World War II books, including The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, , adds that technical problems were “common on aircraft . WW II USMC Marine VMF Fighter Squadron History Campaign Book. $ Kit Book For Soldiers Sailors Marines 1st Ed First Salinger Story WWII GI. $ USS MARYLAND BB WORLD WAR II CRUISE BOOK WW II CL4. $ Vintage Old WWII US ARMY Songs Songbook by Secretary of War Library of Congress.

    This essential guide describes colors and markings for US Army Air Force fighters in the European and Mediterranean theaters of WWII. Major versions of all the classic fighters are featured including the P, P, P, and P More than illustrations show markings, nose art, and color schemes. Side profiles as well as top and bottom views, detail measurements and locations for. Buy this book played in helping the Allies win WWII. Contending that the story of female resistance fighters has long been neglected, Moorehead focuses on four women from the Piedmont region.

    This book assesses the major trends in the history of jet-fighter design and development in the United States since World War II in order to evaluate the role of prior fighter and bomber and related research and development (R&D) experience among prime contractors in promoting successful R&D programs.   The Battle of Britain has been the subject of innumerable works, but for vividness and a sense of the overall flow of the battle, Derek Wood and Derek Dempster’s The Narrow Margin is excellent for the British side, while Adolf Galland’s The First and the Last offers an intriguing look at the battle from the perspective of a German fighter pilot who later became a senior fighter commander.


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