Lords of the Sky

Lords of the Sky

Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, From the Red Baron to the F-16

Large Print - 2014
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"The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot and retired USAF F-16 legend Dan Hampton offers the first comprehensive popular history of combat aviation--a unique, entertaining, and action-packed look at the aces of the air and their machines, from the Red Baron and his triplane in World War I to today's technologically expert flying warriors in supersonic jets."-- Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780062298560
0062298569
Branch Call Number: LP 358.43409 H1892L 2014
Characteristics: xii, 842 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm

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SEBoiko
Dec 05, 2014

As always, fighting men are instruments of policy, not the creators of it, ...

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SEBoiko
Dec 05, 2014

War, however, turns all fighting men into professionals, even if only temporarily.

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SEBoiko
Dec 05, 2014

Technology had always been key to German success.

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SEBoiko
Dec 05, 2014

Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

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SEBoiko
Nov 08, 2014

Assuming that your enemy will do as you expect is always dangerous,...

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tigershark855
Feb 18, 2015

Good overview of the history of air combat, and from a fighter pilot, no less. A very enjoyable book.

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JeanGuy2
Aug 07, 2014

A very well written concise history of all the notable combat pilots from the Great War to the second Iraq conflict. It will broaden your knowledge and give you interesting insights into their personalities and achievements.

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JeanGuy2
Aug 07, 2014

A very well written concise history of all the notable combat pilots from the Great War to the second Iraq conflict. It will broaden your knowledge and give you interesting insights into their personalities and achievements.

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tigershark855
Feb 18, 2015

tigershark855 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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