HURRICANE

By: EDWARD BISHOP a Director of De Havilland Museum Trust

Price: £7.50

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 245 x 190 mm approx. 156 pp. Many unspecified black and white photographic illustrations. Overshadowed by the Spitfire in popular appeal the Hawker Hurricane in fact played a more significant part in the ultimate victory in WWII. The book follows it's conception, design, building and theatres of operation including Norway, the Artic in defence of Russia, Malta, the Western Desert, Iraq, Singapore, Sumatra, Java and Ceylon as well as the vital role as Catfighters or Hurricats in defence of Russia bound convoys involving being catapulted from CAM Ships (Catapult Armed Merchantmen) with a one way ticket. Appendices include Leading Particulars, Geometric Data and Performance as well as notes on individual aircraft, Production details and Service allocation. De havilland Museum Trust preserves the Mosquito & other Historic De Havilland. (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects to book or jacket. The latter supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: HURRICANE

Author Name: EDWARD BISHOP a Director of De Havilland Museum Trust

Categories: Military / War, Aviation, Company Histories,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: SHREWSBURY, AIRLIFE PUBLISHING: 1986

ISBN Number: 0906393620

ISBN Number 13: 9780906393628

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 121789

Keywords: HAWKER HURRICANE, AVIATION BOOKS, THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, MALTA, WESTERN DESERT, IRAQ, SINGAPORE, SUMATRA, JAVA AND CEYLON, CATFIGHTERS, HURRICATS RUSSIAND CONVOYS, CAM SHIPS, (CATAPULT ARMED MERCHANTMEN, EDWARD BISHOP, WWII, ,