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Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide

Thomas Newdick

For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945–1991:... Read moreRead less

For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945–1991: Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the planes in service with NATO and the Warsaw Pact and their respective units from the end of World War II until the reunification of Germany. Arranged chronologically by theatre, the book gives a complete organizational breakdown of the units of both sides, including the units and aircraft used in the proxy wars fought in Korea, Vietnam, the Middle East and elsewhere as well as the ‘frontline’ in Germany. Packed with 250 colour profiles of every major type of combat aircraft from the era, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945–1991 is an essential reference guide for modellers, military historians and aircraft enthusiasts.

Essential ID Guide series

Format: 240 x 189mm hb
Extent: 192pp
Word count: 50,000
Illustrations: 250 photos and artworks
ISBN: 9781838861148

Thomas Newdick

Thomas Newdick is an aviation and defence writer and editor who writes for The War Zone. He is author of a number of books including the Identification Guide: Modern Military Airpower 1990–Present, Military Aircraft and Technical Guide: Japanese Aircraft of World War II. He is the former editor of Air Forces Monthly and a regular contributor to Combat Aircraft, Aircraft Illustrated... Read moreRead less

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