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Illustrated Guide to Modern Bombers by  Bill Gunston - Hardcover - Edition Unstated - 1988 - from Ariel Books and Biblio.com

Illustrated Guide to Modern Bombers

by Gunston, Bill

Condition: Near Fine/N/A


United Kingdom: Salamader Books , 1988. A - Z catalogue of modern bombers, from the Cold War, the Falklands Black Buck raids, and Operation El Dorado Canyon, through to the Gulf Wars and the present day. Over 300 identification photographs, in colour and black and white, detailed specification boxes for every aircraft listed, with up-to-date information about country of origin, first flight, power, armament, size, weights and performance. The book begins with a history of modern bombers, from the USA's Boeing B-47 Stratojet and the Soviet Union's Tupolevs of the Cold War through to the Lockheed Martin F-117A Nighthawk and the Panavia Tornado of the Gulf Wars. There are anecdotes about the personalities involved in bomber development and combat. Provides enthusiasts and historians with key information about bombers since the beginning of the Cold War. It is a must-have reference book for everyone interested in these incredible tactical aircraft. CONDITION Laminated bds, 118 pages. Only fault is rear cnrs slightly curved. . Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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