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The History Of German Aviation

Author : Wolfgang Wagner
ISBN : 0764306448
Genre : Transportation
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This volume, the second in a mulit-volume history of German aviation, discusses the life work of one of Germany's greatest aircraft designers in pictures, tables, drawings and in his own words discussing flight testing of his airplanes. Examined are the birth of Focke-Wulf's airplanes, the ideas and thinking which formed the foundation of Tank's designs, his masterpieces in the areas of long-range and high-speed flight as well as flight test results. The reader experiences the metamorphosis of an aircraft design from the first pencil line on the drawing board to the screaming, nearly supersonic dives during its evaluation phase. Tank would only entrust to civilian pilots, military flyers and the captains of the Lufthansa fleet those designs whose superior flying characteristics, stability, and flawless stall handling he had been able to experience first hand. A mixture of technical history, flight testing and previously unpublished data enable the reader to catch a fascinating glimpse of the aircraft built during the 1930s and 1940s, not to mention the outstanding designs Tank worked on in other countries following the war. All of the classic Focke-Wulf aircraft are to be found: the well-known Fw 200, Fw 190, Ta 152, and Ta 154, as well as the lesser known Fw 57, Fw 187, Fw 189 and others.
Category: Transportation

Germany At War 400 Years Of Military History 4 Volumes

Author : David T. Zabecki Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781598849813
Genre : History
File Size : 75.62 MB
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Written by experts for use by nonexperts, this monumental work probes Germany's "Genius for War" and the unmistakable pattern of tactical and operational innovation and excellence evident throughout the nation's military history. • Pulls together all the historical military threads that resulted in modern Germany • Examines wars, battles, leaders, weapons, and strategy and tactics • Features contributors from 14 countries, including official historians from America, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Estonia • Offers biographies of selected German military leaders who made significant contributions in non-German wars, such as Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Christian von Zweibrücken, and Johann Gottlieb Rall (American Revolution) and Carl Schurz (American Civil War) • Includes 77 original documents, more than half of which were translated into English for the first time for this encyclopedia
Category: History

World War Ii The Definitive Encyclopedia And Document Collection 5 Volumes

Author : Spencer C. Tucker
ISBN : 9781851099696
Genre : History
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With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available on the war. • Provides a clear understanding of the causes of World War II, reaching back to World War I and the role of the Western democracies in its origin • Examines home front developments in major countries during the war, such as race and gender relations in the United States • Recognizes the important roles played by women in the war and describes how the United States mobilized its economy and citizenry for total war • Discusses the Holocaust and establishes responsibility for this genocide • Details the changing attitudes toward the war as expressed in film and literature
Category: History

International Warbirds

Author : John C. Fredriksen
ISBN : 9781576073643
Genre : History
File Size : 23.30 MB
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Covering the aircraft of 21 nations, this book offers illustrated portraits of 330 of the best-known and most significant military aircraft in history, from the canvas-covered biplanes of World War I to the technological marvels of today, and includes technical data and aviation lore.
Category: History

German Aircraft Industry And Production 1933 1945

Author : Ferenc A. Vajda
ISBN : 1853108642
Genre : Aircraft industry
File Size : 60.10 MB
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Beskriver den tyske flyindustri i perioden 1933-45, herunder de særlige forhold under 2. verdenskrig.
Category: Aircraft industry

Advanced Aircraft Flight Performance

Author : Antonio Filippone
ISBN : 9781107024007
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 24.87 MB
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This unique book deals with the aeroplane at several levels and aims to simulate its flight performance using computer software.
Category: Mathematics

Kurt Tank S Photo Album 1940 1943

Author : Roy Powell
ISBN : 0954560531
Genre : History
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Kurt Tank was without doubt one of Germany's foremost aircraft designers, responsible for some of the finest products of the German aviation industry, before and during World War II. The range of aircraft types produced by the Focke-Wulf concern was prodigious, covering small biplane trainers, advanced fighters and long-range passenger aircraft, all of which were highly successful designs. Tank was, however, a man of his times, and this album of personal photos gives an idea of the sights and events which interested and surrounded him in the momentous early years of World War II. All the pictures in this book came from Tank's own album, the images being scanned from photographs specially printed from the original 35-mm negatives. All are accompanied by highly detailed captions and descriptive text.
Category: History

Aerospace Historian

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ISBN : MINN:31951001365994O
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

Technology And Culture

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ISBN : UOM:39015081548227
Genre : Technology
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German Military Aviation

Author : Edward L. Homze
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040262797
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Category: Technology & Engineering