The sixty year period from the Battle of the Marne to the end of the Vietnam War represented the birth and flowering of aerial warfare, when aeroplane fought aeroplane, pilot against pilot. This book presents 400 specially commissioned colour profiles by renowned aviation illustrator Bruno Pautigny which show the technical detail, colours and markings of the most famous aircraft (fighters and bombers) involved in all the great conflicts of the 20th century: World War I, Spanish Civil War, World War II, Korea and Vietnam, plus the colonial conflicts in Malaya, IndoChina, Algeria, Suez, etc.Reseña del editor:
From the Battle of the Marne to the end of the Vietnam War, this "first half" of the 20th Century must undeniably be considered as the period of greatest development for aerial warfare. With the 400 profiles and illustrations contained in this book, Bruno Pautigny, the world famous illustrator, presents the technical portraits of the most famous fighters and bombers of all the great conflicts of the previous century; the First and Second World Wars, Indochina, Korea and Suez, Algeria, Vietnam, and beyond.
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