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Download e-book for iPad: Shadows : Airlift and Airwar in Biafra and Nigeria 1967-1970 by Michael Draper

By Michael Draper

ISBN-10: 1902109635

ISBN-13: 9781902109633

The Nigerian Civil conflict broke out in 1967 after the country's japanese sector declared itself the self sustaining country of Biafra. The struggle lasted 3 years, pitting the Nigerian Air strength opposed to the ill-equipped Biafran Air strength in a single of the main severe conflicts ever to happen on African soil. The Biafran Air strength used to be armed with a motley mixture of antiquated and modem airplane, while the Nigerian Air strength used to be made from typically mercenary-crewed MiG 17s, Il 28s and L-29 Delfins. Biafra used to be not just overshadowed and outclassed via Nigeria, however it was once additionally landlocked for many of the clash. despite the fact that, regardless of the various setbacks, the Biafran Air strength held out, helping an awesome airlift of meals and fingers, moment in basic terms to the Berlin Airlift of 1948. Fusing firsthand debts and masses unique documentation, Shadows is the tale of the most important civilian aid airlift ever fixed. Shadows used to be formally introduced on the condo of Commons in London on January 12, 2000, the thirtieth anniversary of the tip of the Nigerian Civil warfare. It has already been named the publication of the month of April through Aeroplane per 30 days and different exact positive factors are to seem in Flypast journal.

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Peter Beren's Hidden Napa Valley, Revised and Expanded Edition PDF

By Peter Beren

ISBN-10: 1599620804

ISBN-13: 9781599620800

Here's a exact portrait of California's liked wine state. From its gorgeous panorama to its tradition and gourmand sophistication, those awesome photographs of the valley, captured during the seasons, illustrate the original treasures of California's prized vineyards. Chronicled in colour photos by means of talented neighborhood photographer Wes Walker, this portrait of California's promised land comes alive in heritage, legend, and lore. up to date with many new destinations, this enlarged version has additionally been improved to incorporate an index in addition to a source consultant choked with nice Napa wineries, outlets, motels, B&Bs, and eating places. observed by means of quotations from nice writers and personalities together with: Robert Mondavi, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ernest Hemingway, Galileo, Ursula ok. Le Guin, MFK Fisher, Dawnine Dyer, and Herb Caen.

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Download e-book for kindle: Ilyushin IL-76 by Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov

By Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov

ISBN-10: 1857801067

ISBN-13: 9781857801064

A well-recognized sight either in army and all over the world advertisement use, the Ilyushin IL-76 used to be the Soviets resolution to the Lockheed Starlifter. Compiled by way of famous Russian aviation writers and historians from a wealth of first-hand Russian assets, this ebook is a entire historical past of every variation and its provider. large tables aspect every one plane equipped with entire notes on each operator-both civil and military-and their fleets. For army fanatics and modelers.

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Download e-book for iPad: Historic Texas from the Air by David Buisseret

By David Buisseret

ISBN-10: 0292719272

ISBN-13: 9780292719279

The tremendous assorted geography of Texas, starting from lush piney woods to arid, mountainous deserts, has performed an immense position within the cost and improvement of the nation. to realize complete viewpoint at the impression of the land at the humans of Texas, you actually need to take to the air—and the authors of Historic Texas from the Air have performed simply that. during this appealing e-book, dramatic aerial images offers a whole landscape of seventy-three old websites from round the nation, exhibiting them in huge geographic context and revealing info unavailable to a ground-based observer.

Each web site in Historic Texas from the Air looks in a full-page colour picture, followed via a concise description of the site's historical past and value. modern and old pictures, classic postcard photographs, and maps supply extra visible information regarding the websites. The e-book opens with photographs of important usual landforms, reminiscent of the Chisos Mountains and the large Thicket, then indicates the advance of Texas heritage via Indian non secular websites (including Caddo Mounds and Enchanted Rock), relics from the French and Spanish career (such because the smash of the Belle and the Alamo), Anglo forts and techniques of verbal exchange (including fortress Davis and Salado's Stagecoach Inn), nineteenth-century settlements and industries (such as Granbury's courthouse sq. and Kreische Brewery in los angeles Grange), and important twentieth-century locales, (including Spindletop, the LBJ Ranch, and the Dallas–Fort worthy overseas Airport).

For somebody looking a visible, important review of Texas background, Historic Texas from the Air is the correct position to begin.

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New PDF release: Hinckley and the Fire of 1894

By Alaina Wolter Lyseth, Walt Tomas

ISBN-10: 1467112968

ISBN-13: 9781467112963

Think a strength in nature extra strong than a number of atomic bombsthat used to be the nice Hinckley fireplace of September 1, 1894. in just 4 hours, the fireplace incinerated over four hundred sq. miles of woodland, killed at the very least 418 settlers and an unknown variety of forest-dwelling local americans, and destroyed six cities in a firestorm of flame. the weather that resulted in this remarkable disaster incorporated careless logging practices, a drought, freakish climate, and suspected sparks from passing locomotives. the tale of the 1894 fireplace is a saga of devastation, heartbreak, heroism, survival, wish, and rebuilding that captured world wide consciousness. lately stumbled on photos offer a backdrop for a clean examine the occasions surrounding the catastrophe and the braveness of the pioneers who survived to inform the story.

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Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British by Kitty Hauser PDF

By Kitty Hauser

ISBN-10: 0199206325

ISBN-13: 9780199206322

ISBN-10: 1429489898

ISBN-13: 9781429489898

In mid-twentieth-century Britain, an archaeological imaginative and prescient of the British panorama reassured and enchanted a few writers, artists, photographers, and film-makers. From John Piper, Eric Ravilious and Shell advisor books, to images of bomb harm, aerial archaeology, and The Wizard of ounces, Kitty Hauser delves into those evocative interpretations and appears at how they affected the best way the panorama used to be visible.

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New PDF release: The nature of chaos

By Mullin T. (ed.)

ISBN-10: 0198539541

ISBN-13: 9780198539544

The character of Chaos displays the interdisciplinary personality and captures the thrill of this fast-moving zone of technology. targeting the makes use of and alertness of the most recent principles from dynamical platforms thought, the themes coated diversity from physics to biology, with person chapters on purposes to chemistry, the elements, quantum mechanics, and engineering.

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Download PDF by John Maloof: Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found

By John Maloof

ISBN-10: 0062305530

ISBN-13: 9780062305534

The definitive monograph of yankee photographer Vivian Maier, exploring the complete variety and brilliance of her paintings and the secret of her existence, written and edited via famous images curator and author Marvin Heiferman; that includes 250 black-and-white photographs, colour paintings, and different fabrics by no means noticeable earlier than; and a foreword by way of New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman.

Vivian Maier’s story—the secretive nanny-photographer in the course of her lifestyles who turns into a favored sensation almost immediately after her death—has, thus far, been pieced jointly purely from formerly obvious or identified photographs she made and the handful of evidence that experience surfaced approximately her lifestyles. in the course of her lifetime she shot greater than 100,000 photographs, which she saved hidden from the realm. In 2007, years prior to her demise, Chicago historical preservationist John Maloof chanced on a trove of negatives, and roll upon roll of undeveloped movie in a garage locker he got at public sale. They published a shocking and entire artist and a gorgeous physique of labor, which Maloof championed and taken to around the globe acclaim. 



Vivian Maier presents the main entire assortment and biggest choice of the photographer’s work—created in the course of the Fifties throughout the Seventies in big apple, Chicago, and on her travels round the country—almost solely unpublished and together with her formerly unknown colour paintings. It positive aspects photographs of and excerpts from Maier’s own artifacts, memorabilia, and audiotapes, made to be had for the 1st time. This impressive quantity attracts upon lately carried out interviews with those that knew Maier, which shed new gentle on Maier’s photographic ability and her life.

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Download PDF by Christopher Finch, Joanne Greenspun: Norman Rockwell's America, Reader's Digest Edition

By Christopher Finch, Joanne Greenspun

ISBN-10: 0810904543

ISBN-13: 9780810904545

It is a nostalgic anthology of Norman Rockwell's affectionate and full of life photos of 20th-century American existence. The illustrations function work, drawings and pix from each interval of Rockwell's profession as an illustrator, together with all his Saturday night publish covers.

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Illustrated Anatomy of the World's Fighters by William Green, Gordon Swanborough PDF

By William Green, Gordon Swanborough

ISBN-10: 0861011058

ISBN-13: 9780861011056

More than a hundred of the world's such a lot powerful fighter airplane are depicted in beautifully certain cutaway drawings: from the canvas-and-string instruments of global battle I to the fantastic stealth opponents which are taking air strive against into the twenty first century. followed through interesting technical and developmental descriptions, each one drawing finds and obviously identifies the aircraft's airframe buildings, engines, gasoline tanks, avionics and weaponry, and is complemented via a three-view drawing and motion photograph.

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