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International Warbirds
Language: en
Pages: 387
Authors: John C. Fredriksen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Covering the aircraft of 21 nations, this book offers illustrated portraits of 330 of the best-known and most significant military aircraft in history, from the canvas-covered biplanes of World War I to the technological marvels of today, and includes technical data and aviation lore.
Hidden Warbirds
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nicholas A. Veronico
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: MBI Publishing Company LLC and Zenith Press

Veronico explores the romantic era of World War II warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks, including the "Swamp Ghost" (a B-17E which crashed in New Guinea in the early days of World War II and which was only recently recovered), and "Glacier Girl" (a P-38,
Civil Airworthiness Certification
Language: en
Pages: 2505
Authors: Miguel Vasconcelos, United States Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-19 - Publisher: Stickshaker Pubs

This publication provides safety information and guidance to those involved in the certification, operation, and maintenance of high-performance former military aircraft to help assess and mitigate safety hazards and risk factors for the aircraft within the context provided by Title 49 United States Code (49 U.S.C.) and Title 14 Code
Instruments of War: Weapons and Technologies That Have Changed History
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Spencer C. Tucker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This highly detailed and well-illustrated single-volume work documents the evolution of warfare across history through weaponry and technological change. • Contains more than 260 entries of weapons and technological changes • Features 25 sidebars that provide interesting insights as to the employment of the weapons and changes • Appropriate for
The Second World War
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Spencer C. Tucker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-24 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

World War II was one of the greatest conflicts the world has ever seen. In this approachable and authoritative book, Spencer C. Tucker traces the history of the war and provides a clear overview of the events leading up to it, the war itself, and its aftermath. The Second World