Ziff-Davis Flying Books, 1978 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible:Near FIne/Very Good. First edition. Sticker on rear paste-down endpaper. Jacket toned. 151 pp. First edition. Includes 150 photographs and 16 pages of color plates. Contents include: Problems of fitting armament to early aircraft; Beginnings of specialisation in fighter design; The evolution of fighters and their equipment; The development of defense systems against aerial bombardment and the integration of fighters into such systems; The effect of experience gained in early campaigns on the future development of fighter design and their equipment; Naval fighters and their contribution to sea power; Problems of supply and logistic support for fighter operations; Specialisation in fighter tasks; Defense against night bombers; The Battle of Britain; Offensive roles for fighters; The coming of jet-propelled fighters; Fighters in the Middle East, Korea and Vietnam; The politics of fighter sales today. (Inventory #: 2196645)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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