War in Pacific Skies

War in Pacific Skies

by Charlie Cooper, Ann Cooper, Jack Fellows
     
 

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Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by color maps, previously unpublished photographs, original artwork, and personal accounts. Climb in to the cockpit of some of America's most heralded war

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Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by color maps, previously unpublished photographs, original artwork, and personal accounts. Climb in to the cockpit of some of America's most heralded war birds: the P-38 that carried Richard Bong to his 40 kills and fly along with Paul Tibitts in the "Enola Gay" as it makes its final approach on Hiroshima.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760339329
Publisher:
Zenith Press
Publication date:
11/06/2010
Edition description:
First
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Philip Handleman has been an active private pilot for more than 35 years and currently owns and flies two aircraft of military lineage, including an open-cockpit biplane primary trainer of World War II vintage. His deep attachment to the world of flight is reflected in the 19 aviation-related books he has written, including two previous works on the Reno Air Races.

Jack Fellows is a widely recognized expert on aerial events of World War II. Fellows' paintings illustrate the stark contrast between the Pacific air war and the tranquil and peaceful Pacific Ocean. Ann Cooper has written nine books and hundreds of articles on aviation and aviation art. She is a pilot, flight instructor and an inductee of the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame. Charlie Cooper is a retired Air Force major general and master navigator. Jack Fellows is a widely recognized expert on aerial events of World War II. Fellows' paintings illustrate the stark contrast between the Pacific air war and the tranquil and peaceful Pacific Ocean.

Charlie Cooper is a retired Air Force major general and master navigator.

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