The World Encyclopedia of Bombers

The World Encyclopedia of Bombers

An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 0754834999

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 494

An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
Categories: History

The World Encyclopedia of Fighters and Bombers

The World Encyclopedia of Fighters and Bombers

This authoritative volume is divided into two main sections covering fighters and bombers.

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher:

ISBN: 0754816168

Category: History

Page: 512

View: 608

An illustrated catalog of over 300 fighters and bombers, including planes from the pioneering days of air fighting in World War 1 through to the powerful, high speed jet aircraft of the present day.
Categories: History

The World Encyclopedia of Fighter Aircraft

The World Encyclopedia of Fighter Aircraft

Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 0754834743

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 279

Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The World Encyclopedia of Bombers

The World Encyclopedia of Bombers

This record of incredible developments in bomber technology spans over a century of innovation. The book is divided into three sections.

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 1780192053

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 659

This history of the origins and evolution of bomber aircraft encompasses a century of innovation. The first section covers their development and the major conflicts in which they have been used, from the Blitz and Dambusters missions of World War II to the Libyan raids and Gulf War of modern times. The second section is a comprehensive A-Z of World War bombers 1914-45, and the third section focuses on modern jet bombers and the latest developments in warfare. With specification boxes providing at-a-glance information and 750 photographs this fully illustrated reference book is for every enthusiast or war historian.
Categories: History

The World Encyclopedia of Fighters Bombers

The World Encyclopedia of Fighters   Bombers

An illustrated history of the world's greatest military aircraft, from the pioneering days of air fighting in World War I through to the jet fighters and stealth bombers of the present day.

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher: Southwater

ISBN: 1844769178

Category: Reference

Page: 512

View: 688

This authoritative volume is divided into two main sections covering fighters and bombers. Each traces the development of the aircraft from their first appearance, details their role in major conflicts, and analyses how technological improvements have affected their performance. Special feature topics include nightfighters, bombers of the Spanish Civil War, inflight refuelling, the Gulf Wars and fighter pilot equipment in the 21st century.
Categories: Reference

International Encyclopedia of Military History

International Encyclopedia of Military History

Bombers,. aircraft employed to drop explosives on enemy targets, emerged during World War I. In 1914 no nation had aircraft purpose built for bombing; ...

Author: James C. Bradford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135950330

Category: Reference

Page: 1600

View: 498

With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the field with a world perspective on military history.
Categories: Reference

Air Warfare an International Encyclopedia A L

Air Warfare  an International Encyclopedia  A L

Some of the 1,432 Hampdens that were built were converted for use as torpedo-bombers. After World War II had ended,Handley Page built 147 of its four-engine ...

Author: Walter J. Boyne

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576073452

Category: Aeronautics, Military

Page: 771

View: 823

Written by more than 100 international scholars and experts, this encyclopedia chronicles the individuals, equipment, and drama of nearly a century of aerial combat.
Categories: Aeronautics, Military

Mason s World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding 2 Volume Pack

Mason s World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding  2 Volume Pack

John J. Teal Jr (1921–1982) had been a bomber pilot during World War II. After the war, he lived for 3 years in northern Norway studying the social and ...

Author: Valerie Porter

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781845934668

Category: Science

Page: 1107

View: 939

Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding describes breeds of livestock worldwide as well as a range of breed-related subjects such as husbandry, health and behaviour. This definitive and prestigious reference work presents easily accessible information on domestication (including wild ancestors and related species), genetics and breeding, livestock produce and markets, as well as breed conservation and the cultural and social aspects of livestock farming. Written by renowned livestock authorities, these volumes draw on the authors' lifelong interest and involvement in livestock breeds of the world, presenting a unique, comprehensive and fully cross-referenced guide to cattle, buffalo, horses, pigs, sheep, asses, goats, camelids, yak and other domesticants.
Categories: Science

The World Encyclopedia of Naval Aircraft

The World Encyclopedia of Naval Aircraft

Features a directory of over 120 aircraft with 500 identification photographs

Author: Francis Crosby

Publisher:

ISBN: 0754816702

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 258

Francis Crosby examines the evolution of naval aircraft, from the first flights from ships in 1910, to 21st-century carrier operations and aircraft of the future.
Categories: History

The Cold War The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

The Cold War  The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection  5 volumes

The World Encyclopedia of Bombers: An Illustrated A–Z Directory of Bomber Aircraft. Leicester, UK: Southwater Books, 2013. Fredriksen, John C. International ...

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440860768

Category: History

Page: 2181

View: 138

This sweeping reference work covers every aspect of the Cold War, from its ignition in the ashes of World War II, through the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis, to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Cold War superpower face-off between the Soviet Union and the United States dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century and still reverberates around the world today. This comprehensive and insightful multivolume set provides authoritative entries on all aspects of this world-changing event, including wars, new military technologies, diplomatic initiatives, espionage activities, important individuals and organizations, economic developments, societal and cultural events, and more. This expansive coverage provides readers with the necessary context to understand the many facets of this complex conflict. The work begins with a preface and introduction and then offers illuminating introductory essays on the origins and course of the Cold War, which are followed by some 1,500 entries on key individuals, wars, battles, weapons systems, diplomacy, politics, economics, and art and culture. Each entry has cross-references and a list of books for further reading. The text includes more than 100 key primary source documents, a detailed chronology, a glossary, and a selective bibliography. Numerous illustrations and maps are inset throughout to provide additional context to the material. Includes more than 1,500 entries covering all facets of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including all political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, and cultural aspects Incorporates the scholarship of more than 200 internationally recognized contributors from around the world, many writing about events and issues from the perspective of their country of origin Offers more than 100 original documents—a collection that draws heavily on material from archives in China, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union Provides hundreds of powerful images and dozens of informative maps detailing specific military conflicts and movements of various groups Includes a detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War
Categories: History

International Encyclopedia of Terrorism

International Encyclopedia of Terrorism

It could escort bombers all the way to Germany from bases in eastern England. Through the spring of 1944, these aircraft destroyed the Luftwaffe«s fighters, ...

Author: Martha Crenshaw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135919733

Category: Reference

Page: 1000

View: 915

This timely reference book places the growing 20th century phenomenon of terrorism in an historical context. Starting with the use of assassination in Ancient Greece and including the recent bombing of the American military complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, this encyclopedia covers the globe in its presentation of all aspects of terrorism: history, theories of, types of, and responses to, as well methods and techniques. There is a chronology of major terrorist events from 1945, an A to Z listing of terrorist groups and leaders, a select bibliography, and indexes (general, name, and geographical).
Categories: Reference

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

... articles by Ghazi Falah and others in the journal he founded,The Arab World Geographer, ... hostile places, where terrorists andsuicide bombers abound.

Author:

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080449104

Category: Social Science

Page: 8250

View: 928

The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world. This groundbreaking project covers every field of human geography and the discipline’s relationships to other disciplines, and is global in scope, involving an international set of contributors. Given its broad, inclusive scope and unique online accessibility, it is anticipated that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography will become the major reference work for the discipline over the coming decades. The Encyclopedia will be available in both limited edition print and online via ScienceDirect - featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit http://info.sciencedirect.com/content/books/ref_works/coming/ Available online on ScienceDirect and in limited edition print format Broad, interdisciplinary coverage across human geography: Philosophy, Methods, People, Social/Cultural, Political, Economic, Development, Health, Cartography, Urban, Historical, Regional Comprehensive and unique - the first of its kind in human geography
Categories: Social Science

The World Encyclopedia of Christmas

The World Encyclopedia of Christmas

... dies; Jerusalem suicide bomber kills himselfand wounds 13 people 1995 – Dean Martin dies; flash floods kill at least 130 people in Natal, South Africa; ...

Author: Gerry Bowler

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 9781551996073

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 644

At last, a truly comprehensive look at Christmas and all of its customs with its long history around the world. The World Encyclopedia of Christmas contains articles on the history of Christmas baking, drinking, and merrymaking, and Christmas dramas, music, literature, art, and films. It includes entries on the evolution of the Christmas tree and the Christmas card, gift-giving, and decoration of church and home. There are profiles of the many gift-bringers, from Santa Claus to Babouschka, and miraculous tales of the numerous saints associated with the season. And there are histories of seasonal celebrations and folk customs around the world, from the United States to Japan, from Egypt to Iceland. Who, for example, knew the links between the Punch and Judy show and Christmas? That the medieval Paradise tree hung with tempting apples was the forerunner of the Christmas tree? About the Peerie Guizers, who terrorized the Shetland Islands, going door-to-door for Christmas charity? Or what Freudians make of our interest in Christmas stockings and Santa’s entrance through the chimney? There are detailed accounts of Wren Boys and Star Boys, mumming and wassailing, the Feast of Fools and the origins of eggnog. And of course stories of the Nativity and legends of the Magi. With beautifully illustrated accounts ranging from the pagan roots of Yuletide, through the birth of Christ, and the long and fascinating history of the festival ever since, The World Encyclopedia of Christmas, is a rich and continually surprising array of religious and secular history, trivia, literature, and art. This wonderful book deserves to find a home with every family that celebrates Christmas.
Categories: Religion

The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers Volume Three M S

The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers  Volume Three M S

... Jerry Jerome 459 Spreitzer, Edward See Chicago Rippers Springfield Strangler Gaynor, Alfred J. 460 St. Louis County Car Bomber – Unsolved See Book 4 St.

Author: Susan Hall

Publisher: WildBlue Press

ISBN: 9781952225338

Category: True Crime

Page: 469

View: 389

A comprehensive reference guide to male and female serial killers from throughout world history. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most comprehensive set of its kind in the history of true crime publishing. Written and compiled by Susan Hall, the four-volume set has more than 1600 entries of male and female serial killers from around the world. Defined by the FBI as a person who murders 3 or more people over a period of time with a hiatus of weeks or months between murders, serial killers have walked among us from the dawn of time as these books will demonstrate. While the entries to these volumes will continue to grow—the FBI estimates that there are at least fifty serial killers operating in the United States at any given time—The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is as complete as possible through the end of 2017. The series continues with Volume Three, M-S. The entries include the Machete Murderer Juan Vallejo Corona, Maranhão Boy Mutilator Francisco das Chagas, Night Stalker Richard Ramirez, Rostov Ripper Andrei Romanovych Chikatilo, and Genesee River Killer Arthur John Shawcross. You will find these killers and approximately 475 others in this third book in the series of The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers.
Categories: True Crime

The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers Volume Four T Z

The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers  Volume Four T   Z

The FBI believed that the bomber had a nature theme—often bits of tree branches and bark were found in his bombs. David Kaczynski, Ted's brother, ...

Author: Susan Hall

Publisher: WildBlue Press

ISBN: 9781952225352

Category: True Crime

Page: 527

View: 468

The 4th volume of this comprehensive work features hundreds of serial killers from Sacramento to Soviet Russia—plus numerous unsolved cases. The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers is the most complete reference guide on the subject, featuring more than 1,600 entries about the lives and crimes of serial killers from around the world. Defined by the FBI as a person who murders three or more people with a hiatus of weeks or months between murders, the serial killer has presented unique and terrifying challenges to have walked among us since the dawn of time—a fact this extensive record makes chillingly clear. The series concludes with Volume Four, T-Z. Entries include the Terminator Anatoly Yuriyovych Onoprienko; Trailside Killer David Joseph Carpenter; Vampire of Sacramento Richard Trenton Chase; and the Voroshilovgrad Maniac Zaven Almazyan; plus the unsolved cases of the Adelaide Child Murders; the Axeman of New Orleans; the Chillicothe Killer; the Dead Women of Juarez; the Korea Frog Boy Murders; and the Volga Maniac.
Categories: True Crime

World Encyclopedia of Peace

World Encyclopedia of Peace

The major near - term bomber modernization was the plan to deploy 3,700 airlaunched Cruise missiles ( ALCMS ) on B ... The United States planned to produce 100 BIB strategic bombers starting in 1986 , and in the 1990s to develop and ...

Author: Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Publisher: New York : Oceana Publications

ISBN: OSU:32435063468094

Category: Peace

Page: 3209

View: 201

Categories: Peace