Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Spitfire - Nigel Cawthorne (Paperback)

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Description

The history of Britain's most iconic aircraft of World War II, with more than 250 photographs.

Product Details

Barcode
9781780190341
Department
Books
Released
15 Nov 2011
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Nigel Cawthorne
Subtitle
The History of Britain's Most Iconic Aircraft of World War II, in Over 250 Photographs
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Natl Book Network
Language
English
Number of Pages
256
Dimensions
222 x 159 x 19mm (608g)

Annotation

Tells the story of one of the iconic aircraft from World War II. This title takes you through the creation, construction, production and history of the Spitfire, as well as its role in the major battles of the war. It includes accounts from the pilots who flew the Spitfires.

Summary

The history of Britain's most iconic aircraft of World War II, with more than 250 photographs.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Transportation
BISAC Subject 1
Transportation / Aviation / History
BISAC Subject 2
Transportation / Aviation / History
BISAC Subject 3
History / Military / Aviation
BIC Classification 1
Second World War
BIC Classification 2
Aircraft: general interest
BIC Classification 3
Military aircraft
Library Subject 1
World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations, British
Library Subject 2
Spitfire (Fighter plane) - History
Library Subject 3
Spitfire (Fighter plane) - Design and construction
Dewey Classification
629

Author Bio

Nigel Cawthorne has a degree in physics and is a distinguished author of over 110 books, many focussing on military history. His writing has also appeared in over 150 newspapers, magazines and partworks on both sides of the Atlantic - including the Financial Times and the New York Tribune. His titles include Battles of the Second World War, Fighting Them on the Beaches, Great Military Commanders, and D-Day: Dawn of the Heroes.