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Nieuport 28, The : America's First Fighter - HAMADY THOEDORE

Nieuport 28, The

America's First Fighter

Hardcover Published: 30th June 2008
ISBN: 9780764329333
Number Of Pages: 277

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The first squadrons of American-trained fighter pilots to enter combat in April 1918 during World War I were equipped with the Nieuport 28, Douglas Campbell, Jimmy Meissner, and Eddie Rickenbacker, were among those who cut their teeth on the Nieuport 28 fighter and gained the experience, skills and confidence necessary to survive and succed in aerial combat. This book provides an exhaustive history of the Nieuport 28, from its design inception in 1917, through its combat service with the U.S. Air Service, and into the postwar era. Rplete with pilot reports, maps, over 400 photographs, and specially commissioned technical drawings and colour profiles this book is a fitting testament to the Nieuport 28. SELLING POINTS: Famed WWI fighter flown by U.S. aces Campbell, Meissner, and Rickenbacker Over 400 photographs, technical line drawings, and colour aircraft profiles Author project research historian for Nieuport 28 at Air & Space Museum 400 b/w images

ISBN: 9780764329333
ISBN-10: 0764329332
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 277
Published: 30th June 2008
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.66