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Heavy Bombers The B-52 Stratofortresses (War Planes) by Michael Green

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Published by Capstone High-Interest Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Transportation - Aviation,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • B-52 bomber,
  • Bombers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10603004M
ISBN 100736821511
ISBN 109780736821513
OCLC/WorldCa51607677

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Plenty of technical detail about the British Lancaster heavy bombers as well as the Luftwaffe night fighters, flak ships, air controllers and flak batteries that oppose them. Characters on both sides are developed in the book before the big raid which sends a stream of over RAF bombers to carpet bomb the wrong target.   The title of this book implies it's the story of a single British bomber crew flying over Germany during It's much more. Deighton, known for his in-depth research, has given us a very realistic portrayal of both sides, the families of the bomber crews, the German citizens and defenders/5(). Medium and Heavy Bombers; An Attack Bomber; A Torpedo Bomber; Two Twin-Engined Shipboard Bombers While French fighter aircraft of the early period of World War II are well known and the subject of many books, the bombers used by the French Air Force in this period are up to now not well documented in English. This book describes and illustrates. Heavy bombers are bomber aircraft capable of delivering the largest payload of air-to-ground weaponry (usually bombs) and longest range of their era. Archetypal heavy bombers have therefore usually been among the largest and most powerful military aircraft at any point in time. In the second half of the 20th century, heavy bombers were largely superseded by strategic bombers, which were often.

The Short Stirling was a British four-engined heavy bomber of the Second World has the distinction of being the first four-engined bomber to be introduced into service with the Royal Air Force (RAF).. The Stirling was designed during the late s by Short Brothers to conform with the requirements laid out in Air Ministry Specification B/ Sir Arthur Harris - Bomber Harris - remains the target of criticism and vilification by many, while others believe the contribution he and his men made to victory is grossly undervalued. He led the men of Bomber Command in the face of appalling casualties, had fierce disagreements with higher authority and enjoyed a complicated relationship with Winston Churchill.   There is much more to Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers than documented history. To the educated reader, this book is a warning for today."—Marine Corps Gazette "This well documented and convincingly argued book speaks to the follies of extremists in today's airpower versus land power debates."—Naval War College ReviewPages: German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers: –45 (Duel Book 98) - Kindle edition by Nijboer, Donald, Laurier, Jim, Hector, Gareth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers: –45 (Duel Book 98)/5(50).