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Fighter : the world's finest combat aircraft, 1914 to the present day

Author: Jim Winchester
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers more than 90 years of military aviation, featuring such famous fighter aircraft as: the Avro 504K, Supermarine Spitfire, Mitsubishi A6M Zero, North American F-86 Sabre and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 'Fishbed'. Arranged chronologically, each aircraft is illustrated with color photographs and profile artworks, while a detailed specification panel gives full technical details including dimensions, speed, range and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Winchester
ISBN: 0760779570 9780760779576
OCLC Number: 155851692
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
World War I : 1914-1918 --
Between the wars : 1919-1938 --
World War II : 1939-1945 --
The early Cold War : 1946-1960 --
The late Cold War : 1961-1980 --
Modern fighters : 1981 to the present.
Responsibility: Jim Wincester.

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Covers more than 90 years of military aviation, featuring such famous fighter aircraft as: the Avro 504K, Supermarine Spitfire, Mitsubishi A6M Zero, North American F-86 Sabre and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 'Fishbed'. Arranged chronologically, each aircraft is illustrated with color photographs and profile artworks, while a detailed specification panel gives full technical details including dimensions, speed, range and armament.

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