Bombers 1914-19 Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft by Kenneth Munson

By Kenneth Munson

Карманная энциклопедия мировой авиации в цвете (The pocket encyclopaedia of global airplane in color ) - так написал на титульном листе своей книги автор, известный военный историк Кеннет Мансон. Речь в книге пойдет о самолетах периода первой мировой войны (1914-1919).

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6, October 1902. 676. 6 'The Automobile Club Show". The Engineer. 627. 7 'The Simms Motor War Car'. The Autocar. 8. 363-366. 8 R M Ogorkiewicz. 'Sixty Years of Armoured Car Development'. 208, 21 August 1959. 96-101. 160-163. 10 Ibid. pp. 157-159. 11 RE Crompton, Reminiscences. Constable. London, 1928. 214. 12 F Heigl. Taschenbuch der Tanks. Lehmanns Verlag. Munich. 11-13. 13 J Milsom. Russian Tanks 1900-1970. Arms and Armour Press. London. ll. 14 B Liddell Hart, The Tanks. 21-25. 15 ED Swinton, Eyewitness, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1932, p.

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