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Gunning for the Red Baron

Auteur : Leon Bennett
Éditeur: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2006.
Collection: C.A. Brannen series, no. 7.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"Drawing on his army service at the Ballistics Research Lab, data from London's Public Records Office, and careful study of Great War technology, author Leon Bennett analyzes combat sequences, the arts of aerial gunnery, and the weapons themselves. His detailed insight into the mechanics of air warfare allows him to reach some startling conclusions about one of the enduring controversies of World War I: what finally  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: History
Format – détails additionnels: Online version:
Bennett, Leon, 1927-
Gunning for the Red Baron.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607850867
Personne nommée: Manfred Richthofen, Freiherr von; Manfred Richthofen, Freiherr von; Manfred von Richthofen; Manfred von Richthofen
Type d’ouvrage: Ressource Internet
Type de document: Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Leon Bennett
ISBN: 158544507X 9781585445073
Numéro OCLC: 61479528
Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contenu: Could It Be Done? --
The Choice of Weapons --
The Trouble with Tracers --
Aim and Simple Sights --
Advanced Gunnery --
Performance --
Vision --
Gunning for the Red Baron --
Unwanted Victories --
Conclusions.
Titre de collection: C.A. Brannen series, no. 7.
Responsabilité: Leon Bennett.
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