"WWII Air War: The Men - The Machines - The Missions" (used book)
WWII Air War: The Men - The Machines - The Missions
by Cowles Enthusiast Media/History Group
Forward by Walter J. Boyne
About the Book
Used Book. Hardcover. Dust jacket included. Good condition.
-- From the dust jacket
Chronicling mankind’s dream of flight from our earliest attempts to jet age, Aviation History Magazine has published articles by outstanding aviation writers since its inception in 1990.
In WWII Air War: The Men, The Machines, the Missions, some of the best and brightest of today’s aviation writers are brought together to paint a vivid pictures of aviation during World War II. These specially selected stories bring aerial combat to life, and give insight into the rapid development of air war technology spurred by that combat. Read in these pages how the Japanese “Zero” – once thought invincible – was tamed, recall the heroism of Britain’s famous legless ace Douglas Bader, enjoy the exploits of American P-38 pilots Dick Bong and Tom Lynch in the Pacific, and taste the glory of German Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann’s more than 350 air victories.
Edited and introduced by Arthur H. Sanfelici, editor of Aviation History, and with a foreword by noted aviation historian (and frequent contributor) Walter J. Boyne, WWII Air War: The Men, the Machines, The Missions is full of riveting vignettes that put you in the cockpit for a flight to adventure.