Flying American Combat Aircraft, Volume II: The Cold War

Flying American Combat Aircraft, Volume II: The Cold War

by Robin Higham
     
 

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Riveting accounts from the pilots who flew such planes as the F-15, B-52, C-130, and many moreDozens of in-the-cockpit photosThis sequel to Flying American Combat Aircraft of World War II spans the Cold War, taking a look at the planes that defined the era and fought in places like Korea and Vietnam. Covering all manner of aircraft-including fighters, bombers, and

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Riveting accounts from the pilots who flew such planes as the F-15, B-52, C-130, and many moreDozens of in-the-cockpit photosThis sequel to Flying American Combat Aircraft of World War II spans the Cold War, taking a look at the planes that defined the era and fought in places like Korea and Vietnam. Covering all manner of aircraft-including fighters, bombers, and transports-seasoned pilots tell what it was really like to be in the cockpit of some of the world's classic planes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811732383
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Higham is a veteran of the Royal Air Force and professor emeritus of history at Kansas State University. Former editor of Aerospace Historian, he has written or edited numerous works on aviation history.

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