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History of Military Aviation

History of Military Aviation

by Bill Gunston
     
 

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Helped by more than 180 dramatic photographs, the story unfolds of how the best air forces developed, and of their winning strategies--including the Nazis' devastating Blitzkrieg tactics. Now, in the 21st century, much warfare is waged from the air. High-flying, high-tech air forces around the world keep breaking barriers in speed and in stealthiness. Find out how

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Helped by more than 180 dramatic photographs, the story unfolds of how the best air forces developed, and of their winning strategies--including the Nazis' devastating Blitzkrieg tactics. Now, in the 21st century, much warfare is waged from the air. High-flying, high-tech air forces around the world keep breaking barriers in speed and in stealthiness. Find out how we got to this point, and where the modern air force will soar in the future. All the groundbreaking planes of the past and the ones revolutionizing our present receive illustrated coverage, as do those wars where control of the skies proved crucial to victory and humanitarian efforts in which the air force played a pivotal role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600600053
Publisher:
Octopus Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/31/2000
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.75(d)

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