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Hawker Hurricane (Classic Wwii Aviation)

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Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Transport Technology,
  • General,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10820035M
ISBN 100752420003
ISBN 109780752420004

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This book covers the design, development, production and operations of the Hawker Hurricane before, during and after the Second World War. Without the courage and perseverance of the young men from Britain and the Commonwealth, who risked their lives to beat the Luftwaffe and forestall the enemy invasion of Britain, there would not have been a 'Battle of Britain.'5/5(1). The Hawker Hurricane was the first of the modern fighter types to begin re-equipping the RAF in the s. As the RAF was undergoing a massive expansion in the mid-thirties, the Hurricane, which performed well during its trials, was soon ordered in large numbers. In June , the first order was placed for aircraft. Hawker Hurricane. 14K likes. British single-seat fighter, designed & built by Sydney Camm & Hawker Aircraft Ltd. Famed for it's role in WW2, especially during the 'Battle of Britain' in K likes. The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-seat fighter aircraft designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd. Some versions were built in Canada by the Canada Car and Foundry Co Ltd British In his book, Duel of Eagles, British ace Peter Townsend.

With being the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain arguably the Hawker Hurricane s finest hour it is appropriate to tell the story of the surviving Hurricanes from around the world. Building on research originally started thirty years ago, the author has delved into the archives to amass new information and in the process managed to identify positively one particular Hurricane which. Corgi AA Hawker Hurricane Mk.I V/SD-F SGT. J.H Ginger Lacey 60th Anniversary Collection Model.   The Haynes title gives a good overview of the Hurricane's history and is full of data, technical info and plenty of archive photos and personal testimony. Although the Spitfire is THE plane remembered for its war efforts, the Hawker-built plane should not be forgotten as it contributed just as much. Read the book and see its sterling record/5(21). This is an all-time classic book on the famous Hawker Hurricane of WWII fame. I have many books on the Hurricane, but few are better than this book. Excellent text and great photographs. Only lacking the modern "walk around" coverage that has come into vogue in the past decade. This books is easy to read and understand for modler and historian /5(9).

  The Hawker Hurricane shot down more German aircraft than all other allied planes combined in the Second World War's Battle of Britain. Find out how this one.   Published in , 'Hawker Hurricane' is another title on the 'Crowood Aviation Series'. Much of the book concentrates on the operational use of the type, rather than technical detail. For this reason, a lot of space is devoted to photos of famous pilots, together with 4/5.   With being the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain – arguably the Hawker Hurricane’s ‘finest hour’ – it is appropriate to tell the story of the surviving Hurricanes from around the world. Building on research originally started thirty years ago, the author has delved into the archives to amass new information – and in the /5(16). The Hawker Hurricane came to Sodor to take part in a big flypast to celebrate the end of World War II. The Hawker Hurricane is based on a Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft used in the Second World er(s): Sydney Camm.