Fighter Combat in the Jet Age

Fighter Combat in the Jet Age

Book - 1997
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Fighter Combat in the Jet Age covers the entire history of jet fighters in action, from the end of World War II to the present. Meticulously detailed, it features 300 photos, line drawings and graphs that reveal how jet fighters and their weapons have developed and improved, utterly changing the face of air combat. It also focuses on the key technological developments of the Cold War, such as the fighters built to intercept nuclear bombers and to dominate European skies in a Third World War.

With combat examples from Southeast Asia, the Falklands and the Middle East, Fighter Combat in the Jet Age compares and contrasts the fighter aircraft of different nations and manufacturers. Also included are spreads with sidebars and boxes describing fighter tactics, major air battles, experimental weapons and famous pilots. It's enough to thrill aircraft enthusiasts of all ages.

Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1997.
ISBN: 9780004708225
Branch Call Number: 358.43 Is1
Characteristics: 192 pages, viii pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm


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