Wings over the Alaska Highway: A Photographic History of Aviation on the Alaska Highway

Wings over the Alaska Highway: A Photographic History of Aviation on the Alaska Highway

by Bruce McAllister, Peter Corley-Smith
     
 

Wings over the Alaska Highwayis a comprehensive photographic history of aviation�s role in the development of the Alaska Highway and features over 200 color and B&W photographs. The major color photography is by Bruce McAllister, a US freelance magazine photographer, and text by Peter Corley- Smith, a Canadian aviation writer with 4 books to his credit.

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Wings over the Alaska Highwayis a comprehensive photographic history of aviation�s role in the development of the Alaska Highway and features over 200 color and B&W photographs. The major color photography is by Bruce McAllister, a US freelance magazine photographer, and text by Peter Corley- Smith, a Canadian aviation writer with 4 books to his credit.

A must for any pilot who has flown, or dreams about flying the Alaska Highway, this book uncovers unusual stories about each airport, from Dawson Creek to Fairbanks, and covers the Russian Lendlease. There is a chapter on the B-26 bombers that crash landed in the Million Dollar Valley in World War II, including exclusive photos of a survivor and his rebuilt bomber.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780963881779
Publisher:
Roundup Press
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Series:
TRANSPORTATION
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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