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11 edition of Fighting gliders of World War II found in the catalog.

Fighting gliders of World War II

by Mrazek, James E.

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Published by Hale, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gliders (Aeronautics),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[by] James E. Mrazek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUC330 .M7 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4908681M
    ISBN 100312289278
    LC Control Number76057799

    With less than 50 pages one could say this was an easy read. However, the information and illustrations inside make this little booklet a small goldmine of facts of a military nature. Regardless of who pioneered the military use of gliders, it was the Germans who developed them into 4/5.   Aircraft - Sailplanes Scale Sailplanes Help! WWII Gliders.

    Devlin, Gerard M. Silent Wings: The Saga of the U.S. Army and Marine Combat Glider Pilots during World War II. New York: St. Martin’s, Lowden, John L. Silent Wings at War: Combat Gliders in World War II. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, Masters, Charles J. Glidermen of Neptune: The American D-Day Glider Attack. All Newsmap (posters) were dated on Mondays. The front of each poster depicts the progress of fighting on the war fronts. The reverse side is typically a poster on a war-related topic. All posters are in color and measure 35 x 47 inches ( x cm.). They were published by the US Government Printing Office. The bulk of the collection was donated to the library in Use and Reproduction.

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