Download Air Warfare: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2 by Walter J. Boyne PDF
By Walter J. Boyne
Air battle: a global Encyclopedia is the 1st encyclopedia to rfile the whole background of aerial wrestle, from the primitive biplanes of worldwide warfare I to the delicate stealth opponents of the twenty first century. The greater than 900 entries, lavishly illustrated with pictures and maps, hide all of it -- the 1st, the quickest, the top, the most recent. greater than a hundred best overseas students and specialists -- many with own wrestle event -- supply completely researched, truly written articles at the recognized aces, designers, battles, air campaigns, guns, and flying machines of air warfare's first ninety years.
Accessible to pupil, fanatic, and pupil alike, Air conflict presents the reader argument-settling services, vigorous and pleasing entries, and solutions to hundreds of thousands of questions: Who first used air energy opposed to civilians? How did a handful of Royal Air strength aces defeat the potent Luftwaffe within the conflict of england? Has bombing on my own ever gained a struggle? the place does the way forward for aerial war lie?
Read Online or Download Air Warfare: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2 PDF
Similar encyclopedia books
The second one version of the Encyclopedia of Toxicology maintains its finished survey of toxicology. This re-creation maintains to provide entries dedicated to key strategies and particular chemical substances. there was a rise in entries dedicated to overseas businesses and famous toxic-related incidents corresponding to Love Canal and Chernobyl.
This super well timed and useful prepared reference will familiarize all scholars and readers with the Gulf zone and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Dubai, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, and Qatar. those states are certain via the desolate tract tradition, the Gulf, new oil economic climate, and Islam, to call a few commonalities. so much americans comprehend whatever concerning the sector, comparable to oases, dates, camels, oil, Bedouin tribes, and the legends of Lawrence of Arabia to Osama bin weighted down.
Epilepsy A-Z is a distinct compendium that gives a "bullet" of epilepsy-related info that's perfect for speedy and straightforward reference. it's crucial for busy practitioners who wish the essence of phrases and issues suitable to sufferer care and seizures. Physicians can fast locate solutions to medical questions, entry very important drug info, or comprehend the latest remedies and ideas for handling the main complicated epilepsy sufferers with this concise but finished source.
- Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures Volume I: Topics and Cultures A-K Volume II: Cultures L-Z
- 100 Must-read Life-Changing Books
- The Arabian Nights: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2
- Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft: neue Bearbeitung, Bd.11 1 : Katakoikoi - Komodie: Bd XI, Hbd XI,1
Additional resources for Air Warfare: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2
The pro-Moscow regime fell in April 1992. David C. Isby See also Counterinsurgency Operations; Mil Aircraft References Isby, David C. War in a Distant Country. London: Arms and Armour, 1989. Urban, Mark. War in Afghanistan, 2nd ed. London: Macmillan, 1990. Youssaf, Mohammed, and Mark Adkin. The Bear Trap. London: Leo Cooper, 1992. Agusta Italian helicopter manufacturer. Giovanni Agusta (1879– 1927) flew a biplane glider in Capua in 1910. A foreman and 11 inspector with Caproni during World War I, after the Armistice Agusta established in Libya an aircraft overhaul business (although the firm was incorporated only in May 1953).
1969–1989: Twenty Years of Aeritalia. Milan: Scheiwiller, 1989. Gianvanni, Paolo. AMX. Florence, Italy: EDAI, 1999. Aeritalia Italian aerospace industry formed in November 1969 by merging the private Fiat airframe business with the government-owned Aerfer (descended from Industrie Meccaniche e Aeronautiche Meridionali, or IMAM) and Salmoiraghi (a Milan instruments manufacturer); in 1976, Fiat sold its 50 percent share to IRI-Finmeccanica, which became sole owner. Because for decades Aeritalia had been the cable address of Fiat’s Aeronautica d’Italia, the name had a significant history, but it also reflected the mandate to become the national industry leader.
The establishment at Farnborough has undergone various name changes in response to developments and changing research agendas. In 1988, it became the Royal Aerospace Establishment; in 1991, the Defense Research Agency; and in 1995, the Defense Evaluation and Research Agency. Farnborough retained its military emphasis throughout the years, but in the wake of declining military research in the late 1990s the Labor Government decided to divest itself of the facility and shift it to civilian purposes—a move that drew the ire of the Conservative Party and press.