Ghosts of the Skies: Aviation in the Second World War

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Ghosts of the Skies: Aviation in the Second World War showcases the extraordinary full-color photographs of Philip Makanna, who for twenty years has been traveling the globe to document these painstakingly restored aircraft in actual flight, in many cases for the last - or only - time before they were retired. Makanna's collection spans the full range of World War II combat aircraft, including American Corsairs, British Spitfires, German Messerschmitts, and Japanese Zeroes. Over 100 striking color photographs ...
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2002 Hard cover Fine in good dust jacket. Gift inscription signed by family member of previous owner. Paper over boards. 160 p. Audience: General/trade. Large format. Renowned, ... award-winning aviation photographer Philip Makanna captures beautifully restored combat planes of World War II in full flight-many of them for the last time-in this magnificent volume. Over 100 lavish, full-color photographs and over 50 fascinating archival images...create a remarkable tribute to the unforgettable planes that won the war and the courageous men who flew them. 160 pages. Read more Show Less

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Ghosts of the Skies: Aviation in the Second World War showcases the extraordinary full-color photographs of Philip Makanna, who for twenty years has been traveling the globe to document these painstakingly restored aircraft in actual flight, in many cases for the last - or only - time before they were retired. Makanna's collection spans the full range of World War II combat aircraft, including American Corsairs, British Spitfires, German Messerschmitts, and Japanese Zeroes. Over 100 striking color photographs interspersed with fascinating black-and-white archival images, dramatic historical quotes, and compelling firsthand accounts by pilots and others who were there create a moving tribute to these legendary planes and the courageous men who flew them.

Makanna's collection spans the full range of World War II combat aircraft, including American Corsairs, British Spitfires, German Messerschmitts, and Japanese Zeros. Full-color photos, interspersed with duotone archival images, dramatic historical quotes and compelling accounts by the pilots, create a moving tribute to these legendary planes and the courageous men who flew them.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780916997250
  • Publisher: Ghosts
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 11.40 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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