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Air warfare: an international encyclopedia

Author: Walter J Boyne; Michael Fopp; Michael Joseph Dugan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by more than 100 international scholars and experts, this encyclopedia chronicles the individuals, equipment, and drama of nearly a century of aerial combat. Annotation. This two-volume reference presents information contributed by scholars, technical experts, and veterans of combat relating to the conduct of air warfare over the past century. Suitable for high school and above, the approximately 990 entries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter J Boyne; Michael Fopp; Michael Joseph Dugan
ISBN: 1576073459 9781576073452
OCLC Number: 49225204
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Walter J. Boyne ; associate editors, Michael Fopp [and others] ; foreword by Michael J. Dugan.
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Written by more than 100 international scholars and experts, this encyclopedia chronicles the individuals, equipment, and drama of nearly a century of aerial combat. Annotation. This two-volume reference presents information contributed by scholars, technical experts, and veterans of combat relating to the conduct of air warfare over the past century. Suitable for high school and above, the approximately 990 entries (most of which are cross- referenced and range from 100 to 7,500 words), discuss significant individuals, events, weapons, industries, strategies, airpower philosophy, and tactics. Contains b & w photographs, diagrams and maps, and a list of acronyms, specialized terminology and abbreviations. Edited by Walter J. Goyne, former career air force officer and director of the National Air & Space Museum.

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