War on the Flying O.

  • 156 Pages
  • 0.33 MB
  • English
Wright & Brown
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19161967M

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World War II and the Airlines. Airlines worked closely with the military during World War II, furthering the war effort by transporting people and material.

The airlines were well prepared to play their part in the war effort. Plans for their wartime mobilization had been drafted in by Edgar Gorrell of the industry's Air Transport Association.

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Books and Printed Material 9" H x 8" W x 1/4" D (closed) Time Period: -   Riveting, first-person accounts that put the reader in the cockpit. Dozens of photographs of the planes and the pilots that flew and fought in the skies from Tokyo to Berlin. Find out what it was like to fly some of the all-time classic aircraft of World War II, including the P Mustang, B Flying Fortress, P Thunderbolt, P Lightning, P Kittyhawk, and many more.

Visual presentations of the air war have become fairly commonplace, but this one is superior in its unusual photographs, accurate information and the fine continuity of its text.

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With a foreword by General Curtis E. LeMay, it uses pictures to tell the story of military aviation from tomomentous years indeed for the airplane.

It shows Billy Mitchell sinking battleships with. The supposed War on Thanksgiving was easy enough to ignore, and most people did. His latest book, As Americans avoid flying, airport shops face economic disaster. Pages Index and Appendices of glossary, rank and aircraft types. Barnes & Noble Books, ISBN "War Planes in Battle Dress: " H.D.

Hastings & P. Parker (McLeod Ltd, ). Large 11 X 15 inch format with pages suitable for framing. The book covers each of the subject aircraft listed in table below. One of the two ex PB-1Ws flying as The Body, Buzz Rickson’s B in the film.

At least two fictional serial numbers were assigned to The Body, a small oversight by the technical crew in what was otherwise a pretty realistic effort at recreating the atmosphere of a World War II bomb group.

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Whether you’re a history buff well-versed in the events of the Great War, or someone who has just begun to be curious, we’ve got a collection of books to help you navigate the complex, fearsome, and fascinating facts and stories of the devastating conflict that shook the world.

A nice history of World War I airmen by a popular World War II correspondent and author of around 25 books.

Written with a kind of goofy, s innocence, Reynolds tells of the four years that take aviation from the frail single-seat Bleriot to the bomber capable of flying the Atlantic Ocean nonstop. Directed by Philip Leacock.

With Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Gary Cockrell. Inwhile stationed in Britain, arrogant Captain Buzz Rickson is in command of a Boeing B Flying Fortress bomber, but his recklessness is endangering everyone around him. Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader, CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, DL, FRAeS (/ ˈ b ɑː d ər /; 21 February – 5 September ) was a Royal Air Force flying ace during the Second World was credited with 22 aerial victories, four shared victories, six probables, one shared probable and 11 enemy aircraft damaged.

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Boston, Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. WWII: A Reader’s Guide to the Air War Our pick of the best books and memoirs on World War II aviation. By Richard P. Hallion. Octo The literature on the air war during World War II is voluminous, and one could assemble any number of reading lists depending on the audience and the taste of the recommender.

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The Major was an American secret agent, posing as a pilot for the Flying Tigers airline.