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Military Atlas of Air Warfare

By (author) Jim Winchester
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Amber Books Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 14th Mar 2014
Dimensions: w 280mm h 360mm d 20mm
Weight: 2081g
ISBN-10: 1782741380
ISBN-13: 9781782741381
Barcode No: 9781782741381
Synopsis
No single human invention has changed the nature of war more that the development of the aeroplane. The Military Atlas of Air Warfare is a highly illustrated and accessible account of the development of aerial warfare, from the first skirmishes over the Western Front in World War I to today's hi-tech netcentric aerial battlespace. Developing from unpowered observation hot air balloons in the 18th century and even the older kite, aerial warfare has become a multibillion-dollar industry and has led to many advances in technology and techniques such as aerodynamics, propulsion, radar and use of composites and engineered materials such as carbon fibre. Featuring more than 120 complex computer-generated battle maps and graphics, The Military Atlas of Air Warfare explores every major air battle to have taken place in the world's skies, as well as documenting the air element of campaigns such as Operation Barbarossa and Operation Desert Storm. Extensively researched text tells the history and the stories behind these battles concisely and clearly.

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This atlas illustrates pretty much every major air combat battle throughout the period.... Well written and presented, it is the maps which really add to help the understanding of what has gone on during the period, and the changes the technology has gone through".
Military Modelling.com * Military Model Scene 11/01/2014 *