American Fighters Of World War Two, Volume Two


Aviation book

American Fighters, Volume Two, continuing the fascinating historical development of the American pursuit and fighter for the Army and Navy. The fighters are as follows : Brewster F2A ( " Buffalo " for the R.A.F. ), Chance Vought F4U Corsair, Curtiss P - 36 ( " Hawk 75 " for export ), Curtiss P - 40 Warhawk, Douglas P - 70 ( " Nighthawk " ), Republic P - 47 Thunderbolt, Seversky P - 35. This book is part of a collection. If you are interested in buying this very collection, please contact us via E - mail. We will be able, in this way, to calculate the postage according to your home country.

René Jacquet - Francillon ( 1937 - March 8th, 2018 ) was a French writer and journalist, expert in aviation. Born in Italy, he has grown up in Provence ( southeastern part of France ) and witnessed the arial ballet involving American fighters during Operation Dragoon ( August - September 1944 ). His passion probably came from this time. René Jacquet - Francillon obtained a Doctorate in economics and was graduated from the University of Lausanne ( Switzerland ) in air transport economy. He then emigrated to the United States in 1961.

He worked as a consultant for several aircraft manufacturers. He participated as an engineer at Douglas in the CX - HLS giant aircraft cargo programme.

René Jacquet - Francillon has published his first article about aviation in Belgium ( 1958 ). He then became a contributing writer for the French magazine " Le Fana de l'Aviation ". He was the author of many books about aviation, such as B - 52 Pilots ( 1991 ), From the Comet to the A380 : History of jetliners ( 2005 ) and Mustang, the North American P - 51 ( 2014 ). He also wrote articles over American aircrafts in magazines throughout both Europe and the United States.

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Format 26 x 22 x 1 cm
Nbr. de pages 64
Finition Cartonné
Année d'édition 1972
Langue Anglais
Etat du livre Bon état
Auteur René Jacquet - Francillon
Collection / Série MEN AND MACHINES
Editeur Hylton Lacy Publishers Ltd



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