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From the Flight Deck: An Anthology of the Best Writing on Carrier Warfare
Covers the exhilarating & always dangerous world o

 
Our Price: $30.00
By Peter B. Mersky (ed)
Year: 2003
Pages: 341
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1-57488-433-6

Product Code: 1422363082

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Covers the exhilarating & always dangerous world of aircraft carrier aviation in 34 excerpts of the best fiction & nonfiction writing on the subject, each individually introduced & placed in its proper historical context by respected naval aviation historian Peter B. Mersky. From its primitive start during the earliest years of flight, through its numerous tests in the crucible of war, to the high-tech operations of recent missions such as the Allied air campaign in Bosnia, all the thrills & risks of nearly a century of carrier aviation are captured in this anthology. The American, British, French, & Japanese memoirs, from before World War I up to recent operations, afford a balanced look at a subject of enduring fascination. Illustrations.

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