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Engels | Paperback | 9781557504951
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Boek cover On Yankee Station van John B. Nichols (Paperback)
The Naval Air War over Vietnam
Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower in the Vietnam War. Coauthors John Nichols, a fighter pilot in the war, and Barrett Tillman, an award-winning aviation historian, make full use of their extensive knowledge of the subject to detail the ways in which airpower was employed in the years prior to the fall of Saigon. Confronting the conventional belief that airpower failed in Vietnam, they show that when applied correctly, airpower was effective, but because it was often misunderstood and misapplied,...
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Engels | Druk: illustrated edition | Hardcover | 9780451216700
Boek cover Clash of the Carriers van Barrett Tillman (Hardcover)
The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War 2
In June, 1944, American and Japanese carrier fleets made their way through the Philippine Sea, both hoping to take control of the vital Marianas Islands. When they met, they embarked upon a naval engagement that escalated into the most spectacular aircraft carrier battle in history. Here is the true account of the battle, told from both sides-by those who were there. Drawing upon numerous interviews as well as official sources, Clash of the Carriers is an unforgettable testimonial to the bravery of those who fought and those who died in a battle that will never be forgotten.
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781439190883
Boek cover Enterprise van Barrett Tillman (Paperback)
America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II
The award-winning author of Whirlwind presents the story of World War II's most decorated warship as drawn from oral histories, the author's interviews with last surviving veterans and historical accounts of its most significant military achievements. 35,000 first printing.
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Engels | E-book | 9781612511894
Boek cover Hellcat van Barrett Tillman (Onbekend)
the F6F in World War II
Largely responsible for crushing Japanese airpower wherever the American fast carrier force sailed, the Grumman F6F Hellcat was considered the most important Allied aircraft in the Pacific during 1943 and 1944. Designed for speed, range, and climb to compete with Japan's exceptional Mitsubishi A6M Zero, it succeeded not only in engaging the "Zeke" on equal terms but also in dictating the rules of combat. Fighters in every sense of the word, the Hellcats were credited with destroying more than five thousand Japanese aircraft, gaining outright air supremacy over the invasion beaches, and...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781612515434
Boek cover The Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two van Barrett Tillman (Onbekend)
Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Dauntless turned the tide of war in the Pacific with the destruction of four Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway, making its mark in aviation history for sinking more enemy carriers than any other aircraft. Still in service at war's end, the Dauntless was the only U.S. carrier aircraft in operation from Pearl Harbor to V-J Day. The Dauntless was the only American Navy aircraft to fly in al five of the naval engagements...
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Engels | E-book | 9781429942010
Boek cover Combat, Vol. 2 van Dean Ing (Onbekend)
An historic landmark collection, Combat, Vol. 2 depicts war as it is and soon will be-the shape of war to come. Featuring: Stephen Coonts, who tells the tale of an unlikely partnership between an ex-Marine sniper and a female military pilot who team up to kill the terrorists who murdered her parents. Dean Ing, uniting a private investigator, a bounty hunter, and an FBI agent, who together uncover a shadow of terrorism that looms over America and threatens thousands of lives. And Barrett Tillman, taking a group of retired fighter jocks on one last mission, battling enemy jets over the...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9781621575917
Boek cover On Wave and Wing van Barrett Tillman (Hardcover)
The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier
What defended the U.S. after the attack on Pearl Harbor, defeated the Soviet Union in the Cold War, and is an essential tool in the fight against terror? Aircraft Carriers. For seventy years, these ships remained a little understood cornerstone of American power. In his latest book, On Wave and Wing , Barrett Tillman sheds light on the history of these floating leviathans and offers a nuanced analysis of the largest man-made vessel in the history of the world.
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Engels | E-book | 9781621576167
Boek cover On Wave and Wing van Barrett Tillman (Onbekend)
The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier
What defended the U.S. after the attack on Pearl Harbor, defeated the Soviet Union in the Cold War, and is an essential tool in the fight against terror? Aircraft Carriers. For seventy years, these ships remained a little understood cornerstone of American power. In his latest book, On Wave and Wing , Barrett Tillman sheds light on the history of these floating leviathans and offers a nuanced analysis of the largest man-made vessel in the history of the world.
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Engels | Luisterboek | 9781481550536 | Speelduur: 06:01:00
Boek cover LeMay van Barrett Tillman (Onbekend)
A Biography
Packed with breathtaking air battles and ground tactics, this new addition to the Great Generals Series features the controversial command and strategies of the former Air Force Chief of Staff. Curtis LeMay was a terrifying, complex, and brilliant general. In World War II, he ordered the firebombing of Tokyo and was in charge when atomic bombs were dropped on Japan. He was responsible for tens of thousands of civilian deaths, a fact he liked to celebrate by smoking Cuban cigars. But LeMay was also the man who single-handedly transformed the American Air Force from poorly trained and...
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Engels | Luisterboek | 9781478998952 | Speelduur: 10:52:37
Boek cover Dragons Jaw van Stephen Coonts (Onbekend)
An Epic Story of Courage and Tenacity in Vietnam
A riveting Vietnam War story--and one of the most dramatic in aviation history--told by a New York Times bestselling author and a prominent aviation historian Every war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord, Burnside's Bridge at Antietam, the railway bridge over Burma's River Kwai, the bridge over Germany's Rhine River at Remagen, and the bridges over Korea's Toko Ri. In Vietnam it was the bridge at Thanh Hoa, called Dragon's Jaw. For seven long years hundreds of young US airmen flew sortie after sortie against North Vietnam's formidable and strategically important bridge,...
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