Skies of Fire: Dramatic Air Combat

Skies of Fire: Dramatic Air Combat

by Alfred Price
     
 

Thrill to stirring tales of bravery and challenge in the air, to aviation at the edge of endurance. The pilot who faces the unknown, who by chance flies higher or faster than he should, or hurtles into combat against overwhelmingly better armed opponents, or is lost over enemy territory in a crippled or burning plane: he is every aviation enthusiast's hero.

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Thrill to stirring tales of bravery and challenge in the air, to aviation at the edge of endurance. The pilot who faces the unknown, who by chance flies higher or faster than he should, or hurtles into combat against overwhelmingly better armed opponents, or is lost over enemy territory in a crippled or burning plane: he is every aviation enthusiast's hero. Here are 16 such stories, taken from real events in both world wars, Vietnam, the Falklands, and Kuwait. Exciting and unforgettable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304359479
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.10(d)

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