World War II changed the history of aviation forever. Within six years, airplanes went from open cockpit biplanes to sophisticated fighters designed for speed. The fighters and bombers that sailed through the skies during World War II are brought to life in Warbird Legends.
Over 80 vintage black-and-white photographs, as well as 180 new color photographs of these restored beauties, are presented in spectacular detail including thrilling air-to-air photography. Dressed for battle in the warpaint of the World War II era, this book is full of the stunning photography of John Dibbs, air-to-air photography specialist.
The majestic beauty of airplanes such as the Grumman F4F Wildcat, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Messerschmitt Bf 109, and the Lockheed P-38 Lightning are captured in breathtaking detail, along with passages from the pilots who flew these magnificent planes during World War II. Each modelís history is detailed with performance and production information alongside vintage photographs from when these airplanes were the latest in aviation technology.
Warbird Legends is the definitive collection of spectacular photography of these legendary airplanes. Perfect item or gift for any military aviation enthusiast. Please Click On Image For A Closer Look!