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6 edition of P-38 Lightning in World War II Color (Enthusiast Color Series) found in the catalog.

P-38 Lightning in World War II Color (Enthusiast Color Series)

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Published by Motorbooks Intl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Military engineering,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military Aircraft - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military Science,
  • Military - General,
  • Aerial operations, American,
  • Lightning (Fighter planes),
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8128880M
    ISBN 100879388684
    ISBN 109780879388683


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This latest release is out of the 'mini TOPCOLORS' series with this one being number 33 in the series. The Lockheed P Lightning is a World War II American fighter aircraft. Developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P had distinctive Rare and classic photos, many of them in color, chronicling the day-to-day existence of Allied troops during a little-known WWII campaign.

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Lockheed P Lightning - Bell P Airacobra - Curtiss P The Lockheed P achieved its first flight on Januwith over ten thousand aircraft being built before the end of World War II.

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Pilot ; A further development of the P featuring improved controllability and speed performance. A total of 2, aircraft were built. models are designed to have flight characteristics and some elements of artistic design realistically replicating World War II era aircraft.

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Date. Repository Loc. National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRCWashington, DC, Type. Color slides. Local number. NASM-NASM-9A