SKIES OF WWII

Subtitle Courage, Battle and Victory in the Air

Jason Biggs
Price $17.99
Description Description

Skies of WWII tells what happened to the ordinary men and women who fought for freedom in the skies across the globe. For some it brought out reserves of unheard of courage and endurance, but for others it became a terrifying inferno leading mankind to the depths of hell.

This book contains photographs, illustrations, and detailed information about the conflicts and air battles that changed the course of history during World War II, and the innovations that impacted the development of aviation technology.

The Oxford People series offers deep dives into the most influential people, subjects, and cultures from history. From horror-fiction legends like H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe, to historical heavyweights like Houdini and JFK, to the supernatural world of vampires, werewolves, and ghosts—Oxford People encompasses it all.


Other titles in this series include: Angels, Che, Creating Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allen Poe, Extreme Science, Gettysburg, Ghosts, Gunfighters, Houdini, HP Lovecraft, John F. Kennedy, Myths and Legends, Privates and Privateers, Roosevelt and Churchill, Royal Weddings, Tesla, Tesla vs. Edison, Vampires, Vikings, Werewolves, Women of Invention, Zombies.

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Series:
Series Oxford People
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 192 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780785831112
Size:
Size6.89 in x 9.45 in x 0.71 in / 175.01 mm x 240.03 mm x 18.03 mm
Published:
Published Date April 15th, 2014
Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs is a pilot for a commercial airline in the UK. In his spare time he teaches aerobatics and previously trained fighter pilots for the RAF. He has always loved flying and has had a fascination for the aircraft and airmen of WW2 since he was small boy. He drives a 1965 Silver Birch Aston Martin DB5 and has a burning ambition to buy his own Spitfire.
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