Claims to Fame the B-17 Flying Fortress

By: Birdsall, Steve & Freeman, Roger

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This intensive study, by two internationally acclaimed aviation experts, follows the Fortress from its first manufacture in 1935 to its eventual demise. Along the way, experience its exploits through a fast-paced narrative, rare vintage photos of such B-17s as the "Memphis Belle" review>>> "Meticulous research...has produced a very interesting study of the B-17 in war. Categories...include the longest-serving, most damaged, shortest life, the first to fly in action, those modified to include a tail cannon and the most famous crewman....Many excellent descriptions of action are included, along with some good vintage photographs....B-17s...were not mere machines but had distinct personalities, interacting with the air and ground crews who cared about them."-- ">AirForce. 224 crisp pp, 750 g packed for post

Title: Claims to Fame the B-17 Flying Fortress

Author Name: Birdsall, Steve & Freeman, Roger

Categories: - WORLD WAR II, AVIATION, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, WAR, MILITARY,

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 24cm

Seller ID: 011069

Keywords: Birdsall Freeman B-17 Aircraft Fortress War,