Strike from the Sea: U.S. Navy Attack Aircraft from Skyraider to Super Hornet 1948-Present :: Tommy H. Thomason soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
North Branch: Specialty Press, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Diagrams; Glossary;
From the cover: Noted naval aviation expert Tommy H. Thomason brings a new dimension to the story of carrier-based strike aircraft. He begins with the visionary strategic planners who saw the potential for using lethal force administered by aircraft based at sea. Armed with nuclear weapons and launching from a whole new family of giant aircraft carriers, these airplanes could be deployed literally anywhere in the world ready to fight, saving the time and expense of having to build forward airbases in close proximity to a host of world trouble spots.
Looking at the many legendary aircraft in this story is like watching a parade of aviation history marching before your eyes. You will be introduced to the giant twin-engine Douglas A3D Skywarrior, which was designed with slide …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Matching Pictorial boards. 228 pages. Index. 10¼” x 10¼”.
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