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6 edition of One Hundred Years of World Military Aircraft found in the catalog.

One Hundred Years of World Military Aircraft

by Norman Polmar

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military Science,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Airplanes, Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852399M
    ISBN 101591146860
    ISBN 109781591146865

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From that massive aeronautic pantheon, two well-known aviation historians have selected the one hundred most significant military aircraft as a centennial tribute.

Among the aircraft showcased in this book are several military aviation "firsts," a few "largest," and a number of superlative aircraft in terms of production or performance/5(4).

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Among the aircraft showcased in this book are several military aviation "firsts," a few "largest," and a number of superlative aircraft in terms of production or performance.

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Naval Institute Press, Wood Road, Annapolis, MD pp. Ill. $ Offering surveys like this where the collection derives strictly from the authors' opinions is always tricky. Readers will invariably question why one aircraft was included at the expense of another type. Polmar and Bell have done a masterful job of covering a century's worth of military aircraft.

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