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The encyclopedia of 20th century air warfare

Author: Chris Bishop
Publisher: London : Amber Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a complete history of aerial warfare from 1911 to the Gilf War; comprehensive text describes each campaign in detail; first-hand accounts of combat action from the pilots who fought; contains hundreds of contemporary photographs, many in color; lavishly illustrated with highly detailed color profiles and three-view artworks of the main aircraft types throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bishop
ISBN: 1904687261 9781904687269
OCLC Number: 57205056
Notes: "This material was previously published in 1997 in The Aerospace encyclopedia of air warfare vols. I and II"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: 1911-1945: World War I and the inter-war years --
World War II in Europe --
Turning point --
World War II in the Pacific --
1945 to the Gulf War: Cold War --
Asia --
Middle East --
Africa --
Americas --
Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of twentieth century air warfare
20th century air warfare
Twentieth century air warfare
Responsibility: edited by Chris Bishop.

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Provides a complete history of aerial warfare from 1911 to the Gilf War; comprehensive text describes each campaign in detail; first-hand accounts of combat action from the pilots who fought; contains hundreds of contemporary photographs, many in color; lavishly illustrated with highly detailed color profiles and three-view artworks of the main aircraft types throughout history.

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