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Inkluderar namnet: John Dibbs

Verk av John M Dibbs

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includes first-hand combat accounts from surviving Spitfire pilots. There are images of all the Spitfires flying today along with archival wartime photos. Many of the photographs included in the book are full color up to 2 pages in size.
 
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MasseyLibrary | 1 annan recension | Mar 27, 2018 |
Breathtaking images from the popular Flying Legends calendars. John Dibbs is the world's leading air-to-air photographer. No one gets closer. This oversized full-color pictorial showcases breathtaking airborne shots of 56 of the most perfectly restored World War II aircraft from the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Japan and Sweden. Each spread features a historic black-and-white photograph and an exciting profile of a combat veteran who experienced the "high battleground" first-hand. Some of the featured aircraft: - Supermarine Spitfire LF IXe - Yak 3 - Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Joltin' Jose - Mitsubishi A6M5 Type 0 Zero - Messerschmitt Bf 109 Black Six - Bell P39-Q6 Airacobra - Hawker Sea Hurricane lB - Grumman TBM-3 Avenger - Polikarpov I-16 - Curtiss Hawk 75 - Bristol Blenheim Mk IV - Saab B17 A group of hand-picked specialist formation pilots worked with the photographer to produce "perfect shots."… (mer)
 
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MasseyLibrary | Mar 21, 2018 |
fascinating first-hand accounts from the men who flew her to the truly breathtaking images from John Dibbs of the Hurricanes still in flight today. 2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the remarkable Hawker Hurricane formally entering service. The RAF's first monoplane fighter, it dragged the Air Force into a position where it could defend Britain in her 'hour of need'. The true workhorse of the RAF, the Hurricane came into its own in the hot summer months of 1940 valiantly defending the skies above Britain. Outnumbering Spitfires three to one, the Hurricane also downed far more enemy aircraft.… (mer)
 
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MasseyLibrary | 1 annan recension | Mar 13, 2018 |
This book covers the Spitfire through its history from the Mk I to the MK 22 and 24. The main focus is on planes that have been restored and are airworthy today. Each chapter covers a particular model, the role it played in the war, actual comments and reports of the wartime pilots. Photos cover the aircraft during World War II and in all its restored glory in color today. The background of each restored aircraft is comprehensive in text and photo. Anyone who is interested in Military aircraft and the Spitfire in particular wil love this book!… (mer)
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hermit | 1 annan recension | Dec 6, 2013 |

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Stephen Grey Foreword
Michael O'Leary Contributor
Richard Grace Contributor
Diane Lees Foreword
Andreas Zeitler Contributor
Nick Grey Contributor
Ben Dunnell Contributor
Jeanne Frazer Contributor
Alan Deere Foreword
brotherspete Foreword

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Verk
20
Även av
1
Medlemmar
272
Popularitet
#85,118
Betyg
½ 4.3
Recensioner
5
ISBN
37
Språk
1

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