Author: Franks, Norman L.R.
Publisher: Grub Street the Basement
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
New book, 200 pages. As soon as the first aeroplane proved its value in war, it became a target - the the first fighter pilot was born. This book tells the fascinating story of these brave and tenacious men and the aircraft in which they fought from the early dawn of rudimentary tactics to the sophisticated technology of the present day. It examines the strategy and tactics in WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam, Falklands and the Gulf War. Using photos and illustrations, the book also explains many classic combat manoeuvres including; The Immelmann Turn, The Lufbery Circle, Dive and Zoom, The Thach Weave, The Barrel Roll, High and Low Spped Yoyos, and Viffing.