The Resource Flying warbirds: : an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft, Cory Graff, (ebook)

Flying warbirds: : an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft, Cory Graff, (ebook)

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Flying warbirds: : an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft
Title
Flying warbirds:
Title remainder
an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft
Statement of responsibility
Cory Graff
Title variation
Illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft
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Language
eng
Summary
Get a comprehensive look at how World War II was fought from the air. Do you want to get an up-close look at some of the rarest airplanes in the world? Are you curious about combat aircraft from World War II? In deluxe hard-back volumes, Flying Warbirds brings U.S., British, German, Russian and Japanese fighting planes from the 1930s and 1940s together, complete with detailed photographs to delight every aeronautics connoisseur. The airplanes at the Flying Heritage Collection were created at a time when aeronautical discovery had evolved to aviation mastery. Finely crafted by distinguished design bureaus with the leading technologies of the 1930s and 1940s, the main emphasis of the collection includes combat aircraft from World War II. In 1998, Paul G. Allen began acquiring and preserving these iconic warriors and workhorses, many of which are the last of their kind. Allen's passion for aviation and history, and his awareness of the increasing rarity of original WWII aircraft, motivated him to restore these artifacts to the highest standard of authenticity. Periodically, one or more of the exhibits are temporarily absent to participate in an event, for maintenance, or for continuing restoration. Experience one of the world's top airplane collections any time you like through Flying Warbirds. Photographs include cockpit shots, exterior museum shots, historic photographs, and breathtaking contemporary flying shots from photographers like award-winning John Dibbs. Flying Warbirds is the definitive guide to everything you want to know about this fascinating period in aeronautics and military history
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Midwest
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1971-
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Graff, Cory
Dewey number
940.54/407479771
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Flying Heritage Collection
  • Airplanes, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Flying warbirds: : an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft, Cory Graff, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781627884952
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718023
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remote
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11718023
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MWT11718023
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Flying warbirds: : an illustrated profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's rare WWII-era aircraft, Cory Graff, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627884952
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718023
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718023
System control number
MWT11718023
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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