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World War II Aircraft: Great American Fighter Planes of the Second World War with Other (Collector's)

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Synopsis:

- Author Walter J. Boyne examines the architecture, design, and mechanics of the remarkable aircraft used in WWII.- Take off in legendary planes like the Grumman F6F Hellcat and fly over some of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Theater--the Battle of the Midway and Guadalcanal. Or hop aboard one of the tireless B-17 Flying Fortresses for a European tour.- Learn about famous flying Aces, like Pappy Boyington, Robert S. Johnson, and Chuck Yeager, as well as the planes they flew into battle.- Illustrated with over 100 historical photographs, including shots of heroic pilots and battle sites. Get a close up view of other legendary planes like the P-51 Mustang, Lockheed's P-38 Lightning, and many more.- The book comes with 4 highly-detailed cold-cast polyresin models of aircraft, including the Lightning, the Corsair, the Hellcat, and the Mustang.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592236206
Subtitle:
Great American Fighter Planes of the Second World War
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Author:
Boyne, Walter J.
Subject:
Military - General
Edition Description:
Boxed Set/Slip Cased/Casebound
Series:
Collector's
Publication Date:
20061101
Binding:
Book
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos throughout, color illustrat
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11.75 x 11.75 in 2.7 lb

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World War II Aircraft: Great American Fighter Planes of the Second World War with Other (Collector's)
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Product details 112 pages Thunder Bay Press (CA) - English 9781592236206 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - Author Walter J. Boyne examines the architecture, design, and mechanics of the remarkable aircraft used in WWII.- Take off in legendary planes like the Grumman F6F Hellcat and fly over some of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Theater--the Battle of the Midway and Guadalcanal. Or hop aboard one of the tireless B-17 Flying Fortresses for a European tour.- Learn about famous flying Aces, like Pappy Boyington, Robert S. Johnson, and Chuck Yeager, as well as the planes they flew into battle.- Illustrated with over 100 historical photographs, including shots of heroic pilots and battle sites. Get a close up view of other legendary planes like the P-51 Mustang, Lockheed's P-38 Lightning, and many more.- The book comes with 4 highly-detailed cold-cast polyresin models of aircraft, including the Lightning, the Corsair, the Hellcat, and the Mustang.
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