Warbirds

Warbirds

An Illustrated Guide to U.S. Military Aircraft, 1915-2000

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ABC-CLIO

Warbirds pays special attention to the aircraft of America's Golden Age, 1919–1939, and the breakthrough technological developments of that era.


Warbirds pays special attention to the aircraft of America's Golden Age, 1919–1939, and the breakthrough technological developments of that era.


• Each entry includes a photograph of the warplane, service dates, manufacturer, records set, engineering and performance history, technical innovations, and even operational problems



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Presents a compilation of the major US warplanes, including many lesser-known types, in nontechnical but exacting detail. Includes those designed for military use and those designed for civilian use that were pressed into service during wartime. Experimental prototypes that were not deployed are omitted in the interest of space. Contents are arranged alphabetically by manufacturer, then by name or designation. Each entry includes a b&w photograph and a succinct account of the craft, including technical specifications, contextual issues, and other details. Includes extensive, current bibliographic listings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c1999
ISBN: 9781576071311
1576071316
Branch Call Number: R 623.746 FRE
Characteristics: xiv, 363 p. : illus. ; 29 cm

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