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Flying legends of World War II

Philip Handleman

Flying legends of World War II

archive and colour photos of famous allied aircraft

by Philip Handleman

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Published by Pen & Sword Aviation in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945),
  • Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Militärflugzeug,
  • Alliierte,
  • Military Airplanes,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Handleman ; with photographic contributions from the portfolio of William B. Slate
    SeriesImages of war
    ContributionsSlate, William B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785 .H353 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25172479M
    ISBN 101848843089
    ISBN 109781848843080
    LC Control Number2011500371
    OCLC/WorldCa663446296

    Boek: Flying legends, met prachtige foto's van John. M. Dibbs. The award winning air to air photography of John Dibbs captures immaculately restored World War II aircraft complemented by a selection of archival, frontline images. Flying legends Dibbs and Holmes subtitled: a photographic study of the great piston combat aircraft of WWII. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December – January was a highly decorated American combat pilot who was a United States Marine Corps fighter ace during World War II. He received both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Col Greg 'Pappy' Boyington of Black Sheep Squadron LOL remembering my brother making me watch the TV show based on this guy.


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Get this from a library. Flying legends of World War II: archive and colour photos of famous allied aircraft. [Philip Handleman; William B Slate] -- "More than thirty Allied Forces' WWII aircraft types are illustrated in many rare and previously unpublished black and white and color photographs.

Each type is described giving vital data on. The award winning air to air photography of John Dibbs captures immaculately restored World War II aircraft complemented by a selection of archival, frontline images. Flying legends Dibbs and Holmes subtitled: a photographic study of the great piston combat aircraft of WWII.

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FREE Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(23). Flying Legends of World War II contains everything from bomber, fighter, trainer and transport aircraft in revealing black and white and dazzling full colour images. Every model is accompanied by a paragraph and series of bullet points detailing aspects such as history, combat record, famous pilots and significant air : £   Flying Legends is both a photography book and an aviation book.

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