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Author Cooper, Bryan.

Title The story of the bomber, 1914-1945 / Bryan Cooper ; illustrated by John Batchelor
Published London : Octopus Books, 1974


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  358.420904 Coo  AVAILABLE
Description 2-124 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color portrait ; 31 cm
Contents How the bomber was born -- The first air forces -- Engines and design -- Airship raids on Britain -- Aeroplanes as bombers -- The bombs -- The bomb-sights -- The heavies -- The fighters meet their match -- Between the wars -- War! How the world's bombers lined up -- Structure and design -- Armament -- Engine development -- Radar -- Bombs and bomb-sights -- Bomber operations
Summary "This book traces the development of the bomber from its earliest beginnings when pilots dropped steel darts, artillery shells and kerosene to the production of jet bombers-the atom bomb."--Dust cover
Notes Includes index
Subject Airplanes, Military.
Bombers -- History.
LC no. 75317199
ISBN 0706404106