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A Unique Flight: The Historical Aircraft Collection of the Australian War Memorial

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From one of the great commemorative institutions in the world comes the historic aircraft collection. A Unique Flight showcases stunning photographs of the aircraft in action, detailed color scheme notes, internal features and stories from their war record. It includes the stories of those who flew and serviced the aircraft and brings the wars they fought into a new dimension. Their narratives record the tragedies of war as well as the adventures experienced by airmen.

Sections range from the First World War (1914-1918), with the Deperdussin CFS.5 and Albatros D.Va, the War in Europe and the Pacific, including the famous De Havilland Tiger Moth and the Curtiss Kittyhawk, through to the Korean and Vietnam Wars with their Bell Iroquois and helicopters.

Synopsis:

From one of the great commemorative institutions of the world comes this historic aircraft collection. A Unique Flight showcases stunning photographs of the aircraft in action, detailed colour scheme notes, internal features and stories from the Australian War Memorial's records. It includes the stories of those who flew and serviced the aircraft, and brings the wars they fought in to a new dimension. Their narratives record the tragedies of war, as well as the adventures experienced by airmen.

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ISBN:
9781741107685
Author:
Nelmes, Michael
Publisher:
New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Compiled by:
War Memorial, Australian
Compiled:
War Memorial, Australian
Author:
Australian War Memorial
Author:
Australian
Author:
War Memorial, Australian
Author:
War Memorial
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Australia & New Zealand - General
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photos throughout
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in 63 oz

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History and Social Science » Military » Aviation History
History and Social Science » World History » Australia and New Zealand
Reference » General

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"Synopsis" by , From one of the great commemorative institutions of the world comes this historic aircraft collection. A Unique Flight showcases stunning photographs of the aircraft in action, detailed colour scheme notes, internal features and stories from the Australian War Memorial's records. It includes the stories of those who flew and serviced the aircraft, and brings the wars they fought in to a new dimension. Their narratives record the tragedies of war, as well as the adventures experienced by airmen.
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