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History World War Ii

Air Combat 1945

The Aircraft of World War II's Final Year

by (author) Donald Nijboer

Publisher
Stackpole Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
Category
World War II
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780811716062
    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $33.5

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The final year of World War II witnessed the decline of the piston-engine fighter and the beginning of the jet age. Taking to the skies were tried-and-true fighters, improved versions of old aircraft, and newly developed jets, including prototypes that flew for the first time just before the war ended.

About the author

Aircraft and aerial warfare expert Donald Nijboer is the author of eleven books. He has written articles for Flight Journal and Aviation History and has been a speaker for Smithsonian Travels. He lives in Toronto, Canada

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