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Hidden Warbirds free pdf "If you only have room in your collection for one book on WWII-era warbird wreck histories and recoveries, then it should be this one. Nicholas Veronico's thorough research and clear, concise writing style make "Hidden Warbirds" a fascinating joy to read." - Alan Griffith, author of "Consolidated Mess: The Illustrated Guide to Nose-turreted B-24 Production Variants in USAAF Combat Service" Aviation historian Nicholas A. Veronico has been investigating and writing about aircraft wrecks for many years. His website, wreckchasing.com, is the go-to source for enthusiasts who want to know more about how to locate vintage airplane wrecks and then tell their stories. In this engaging new book, Veronico explores the romantic era of World War II Warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks, including the "Swamp Ghost" (a B-17E which crashed in New Guinea in the early days of World War II and which was only recently recovered), and "Glacier Girl" (a P-38, part of "The Lost Squadron," which crashed in a large ice sheet in Greenland in 1942). Throughout, Veronico provides a history of the aircraft, as well as the unique story behind each discovery and recovery with ample illustrations. "Hidden Warbirds" is aviation history at its best.

About Nicholas A Veronico

Nicholas A. Veronico is the president of the Northern California Chapter of the American Aviation Historical Society. His many books include F4U Corsair: The Combat, Development, Racing History of the Corsair, Giant Cargo Planes, Military Aircraft Boneyards, and Blue Angels: Sixty Years of Aerial Excellence. Heserved as an editor for Pacific Flyer Aviation Newspapers, In Flight USA, and Airliners: The World's Airline Magazine. He lives in San Carlos, California. "

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Author : Nicholas A Veronico
Publisher : Zenith Press
Data Published : 15 June 2013
ISBN : 1610588118
EAN : 9781610588119
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 258 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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