151 pp. First edition. "Includes 150 photographs and 16 pages of color plates. Contents include:Problems of fitting armament to early aircraftBeginnings of specialisation in fighter designThe evolution of fighters and their equipmentThe development of defense systems against aerial bombardment and the integration of fighters into such systemsThe effect of experience gained in early campaigns on the future development of fighter design and their equipmentNaval fighters and their contribution to sea powerProblems of supply and logistic support for fighter operationsSpecialisation in fighter tasksDefense against night bombersThe Battle of BritainOffensive roles for fightersThe coming of jet-propelled fightersFighters in the Middle East, Korea and VietnamThe politics of fighter sales today."Keywords: AVIATION WARBIRDS MILITARY FIRST EDITION
First edition. Sticker on rear paste-down endpaper. New York: Ziff-Davis Flying Books, 1978. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/Very Good. (Inventory #: 2196645)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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