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Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft By Tim Cooke

Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft

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Delve into the history of fighter jets and get an action-packed look at the most impressive models in existence today.
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Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft Summary

Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft by Tim Cooke

Explore everything there is to know about the quickest of all military machines, the fighter jet.

When it comes to aerial fighting, split seconds make the difference between life and death. This book follows the history of fighters from duelling pilots above the trenches of World War I to modern stealth aircrafts that enter enemy territory at speeds faster than the speed of sound.

The Ultimate Military Machines series gives an up-close look at the most powerful weapons and fighting vehicles in the world and explains what makes them so lethal.

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About Tim Cooke

Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: What is a Fighter?
  • 3: Fighter Role
  • 4: Airborne Police
  • 5: Fighter Bombers
  • 6: Guns and Cannons
  • 7: Fighter Crew
  • 8: Fighter Tactics
  • 9: Fighter History
  • 10: Korean War
  • 11: Libya
  • 12: Falklands War
  • 13: Desert Storm
  • 14: Gallery
  • 15: Glossary
  • 16: Further Reading
  • 17: Index

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Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft by Tim Cooke
Tim Cooke
Ultimate Military Machines
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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