Flying Legend - 60th Anniversary 1936-96 New edition
Spitfire by John M. Dibbs
Book DescriptionAs much a national hero as Wellington, Nelson or Montgomery, the Supermarine Spitfire has become the most recognisable icon of World War 2 for several generations of Britons. From the throaty growl of its Rolls-Royce Merlin or Griffon, to its beautifully tapered elliptical wings, the Spitfire is a true aeronautical thoroughbred. Regarded by many as the saviour of the Sceptred Isle 'in its darkest hour', the Spitfire is without a doubt the most famous combat aircraft the world has ever seen. The year 2000 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire's 'finest hour'. This lavishly illustrated volume makes a stunning pictorial tribute to the airworthy survivors of today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841762104
(280mm x 240mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John M. Dibbs
Spitfire, Hardback (May 2016)
In the year that the Spitfire turns 80, passion for the RAF's best-loved fighter is running at an all-time high. This book reveals the history of the most iconic of British aircraft. It is suitable for aviation enthusiasts.
Harrier, Paperback (February 2016)» View all books by John M. Dibbs
A comprehensive and compelling guide to one of the most popular wartime planes.
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Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He established the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Aircraft of the Aces series in 1994.
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