Queen of the Midnight Skies: The Story of America's Air Force Night Fighters / Edition 1

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1992 Hard Cover First Edition; First Printing Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 0887404154. Tight, clean and crisp. A hint of very light shelf wear to dustjacket with a minor ... tear to rear, otherwise an excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library.; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1.20 inches; 368 pages. Read more Show Less

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**NEW** This new book chronicles not only the aptly named P-61 "Black Widow", but also the Douglas P-70 series, the P-38 night fighter variants, the Bristol Beaufighter, B-25s and ... the DeHavilland Mosquito - the proposed XA-26A and the P-39 nightfighters are also discussed. Read more Show Less

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West Chester, PA 1992 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 0887404154. 368 pages, well illustrated (some in color), cloth, DJ, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, very good. Embossed ... label of the previous owner, a noted aviation collector. From the dust jacket: "This new book chronicles not only the aptly named P-61 "Black Widow", but also the Douglas P-70 series, the P-38 night fighter variants, the Bristol Beaufighter, B-25s and the DeHavilland Mosquito-the proposed XA-26A and the P-39 nightfighters are also discussed. Historical accounts of American night fighter pilots, as well as the complete history of all night fighter squadrons formed during World War II are included, as is the development of radar and modern air defenses. This book is the product of over twenty years of study and research. Its sources include the National Archives, Northrop Aircraft archived, the U. S. Air Force Museum, the Imperial War Museum, the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and interviews with P-61 test pilots, designers and engineer Read more Show Less

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PA 1992 Hard Cover First Edition Near Fine in Near Fine jacket 4to-over 9?"-12" tall. Signed & Inscribed By Co-Author Signed by Garry R. Pape in year of publication.

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This new book chronicles not only the aptly named P-61 "Black Widow", but also the Douglas P-70 series, the P-38 night fighter variants, the Bristol Beaufighter, B-25s and the DeHavilland Mosquito - the proposed XA-26A and the P-39 nightfighters are also discussed. Historical accounts of American night fighter pilots, as well as the complets history of all night fighter squadrons formed during World War II are included, as is the development of radar and modern air defenses. This book is the product of over twenty years of study and research. Its sources include the National Archives, Northrop Aircraft archived, the U.S. Air Force Museum, the Imperial War Museum, the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and interviews with P-61 test pilots, designers and engineers. Garry Pape's previous works include books on the P-61 and the P-38 night-fighter versions. He is currently employed by Northrop, after years with Hughes and Lockheed, and lives in California. Brig. Gen. Ronald Harrison is an F-16 Wing Commander in the Air Force Reserves, and lives in Georgia as an attorney.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887404153
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Series: Schiffer Military History Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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