By the best name in the business, bar none Full and original colour throughout: no other book like it Detailed and fully researched captioning for the enthusiast
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A wonderful collection of genuine Second World War colour photography, mostly taken by US airmen, portraying the American aircraft and their crews who were deployed to Britain in 1942About the Author:
Roger Freeman is the world's leading authority on the wartime role of the US Eighth Air Force in Britain. His previous books on the subject have sold over 200,000 copies worldwide and his expertise is behind any number of film, TV and radio scripts. A retired farmer, he still lives on the farm where, as a boy, he saw the coming of the Americans to new bases all around him; he has never lost his fascination with those times. His best-known book, The Mighty Eighth, was recently voted their favourite aviation book of all time by the readers of FlyPast magazine.
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Descrizione libro Cassell, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0304357081
Descrizione libro Cassell, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0304357081
Descrizione libro Cassell, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110304357081
Descrizione libro Cassell, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. New Hardcover, 2001 Cassell & Co London, Fine in a Fine DJ-now in protective mylar.Blue cloth boards with gilt titles-sharp corners.Unique collection of wartime color photographs recalls the spirit and style, the daring and dangerous exhilaration of those days. Here are photographs, many never seen before, of the aircraft and their weaponry taken by the crews as a personal record, using simple cameras and Kodachrome film brought in from the U.S. They took photographs of everything around them: the base, their buddies, aircraft in action, aircraft on the ground, nose art, airfields, and countryside from the air, all are featured here, some 600 evocative, authentic color photographs of the period. The photographs are presented alphabetically by base and include rare color shots taken in POW camps in Europe.Highly Recommended.ISBN-0887407447 .Thanks for supporting a small family business.LOC SSM-12. Codice libro della libreria 83-ZTJ0-5980