7 edition of Fighter! The Story of Air Combat 1936-1945 found in the catalog.
Fighter! The Story of Air Combat 1936-1945
November 1979 by Book Sales .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||168|
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Following the evolution of air fighting over the decade embracing those bitter days in Spain and the merciless Pacific air battles ofRobert Jackson traces the course of air combat through Poland and France, when the Luftwaffe was mistress of the sky, to the Battle of Britain, when German fighter pilots at last met their match, and the exploits of the RAF’S Spitfire squadrons as they carried the war.
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There was a lot of technical information about combat aviation and the aircraft used by these pilots but I felt that this was important to the story he told/5. Fiction books and series about military aviation, modern and historic. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Books shelved as wwii-air: Eagle Day: The Battle of Britain by Richard Collier, Horrido. Fighter Aces Of The Luftwaffe by Raymond F. Toliver, The Big Sho. Reading this book is what I imagine TOPGUN ground school is like, minus the ass-chewing superiors, pen-flipping hotshots, and homoeroticism.
Very logically organized, Shaw begins his treatise discussing the finer points of various fighter weapon types before launching into basic combat maneuvering, the aim of which, of course, is to put oneself in a position to fire without allowing the /5.
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This book details the development of the fighter in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. It shows how fighters took on their opponents and bombers from the Axis and Allies. There are eleven chapters detailing the various air battles over Spain, Poland, France, England, North Africa, China, the Soviet Union, and Germany.3/5(1).
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This airplane epitomized American airpower doctrine during the early ColdAuthor: Michael W. Hankins. From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers though the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this impressively researched sequel to his earlier study.
Picking up the story after Midway, the author presents a scrupulously accurate account of what happened, describing in rich detail the actual planes and pilots pitted in the ferocious battles that 5/5(2).
Here Is the Shocking Story of Nazi Germany's Greatest Fighter Ace. Erich Hartmann amassed a remarkable tally of aerial victories during World War II. Air Combat movies (watched) by maser-mb | created - 09 May Based On Book (3) Behind Enemy Lines (3) Black Smoke (3) Blood (3) Bombardment (3) Bomber Aircraft (3) This is the story of the highly regarded fighter squadron, in which served mainly airmen from Poland, in the history of aerial combat and their heroic defence of England.
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A fighter pilot with at least five air-to-air kills becomes known as an ace. From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers through the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this impressively researched sequel to his earlier study.
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Documents the heroism of American fighter pilots who flew escort missions over Germany during World War II. Footage of fierce air battles. Maintenance and support personnel went by sea to North Africa while aircrews and the As flew to South America then across to North Africa, In North Africa, the As were sent to other groups and the 91st was redesignated as the th Fighter-Bomber Squadron and equipped with the North American A Apache dive bomber.
The squadron flew its first combat missions of the war from Korba Branch: United States Air Force. Chuck Yeager discussing air combat through WW2, Korea and Vietnam. This footage came on VHS with the deluxe edition of Chuck Yeager's Air Combat flight simulation game in Air Combat USA® was featured on Good Morning America.
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The concept of the "ace" emerged in during World War I, at the same time as aerial dogfighting. A clip from the first episode of the Hunters in the Sky series. The book profiles each model and upgrade in technology up to the FC, D, and E models that served in the Persian Gulf, where they claimed 36 of 39 Air Force victories in air-to-air combat.
It is a fitting and thoroughly fascinating tribute to this celebrated aircraft and icon of the U.S. Air /5(9).Looking for books by Robert Jackson? See all books authored by Robert Jackson, including The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, and Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles Visual Encyclopedia, and more on Fighter!
The Story Of Air Combat Robert Jackson $ The Life and Legend of Robert Stonewall Jackson: Body.John Boyd may be the most remarkable unsung hero in all of American military history. Some remember him as the greatest US fighter pilot ever - the man who, in simulated air-to-air combat, defeated every challenger in less than 40 seconds.
Some recall him as the father of our country's most legendary fighter aircraft - the F and F