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Fighting Colors: Glory Days Of US Aircraft Markings #MISFT0019
 
Fighting Colors: Glory Days Of US Aircraft Markings
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$15.99
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Aviation
Company:
Motorbooks International

 The book, Fighting Colors: Glory Days Of US Aircraft Markings represents a pictorial study of an era that included some of the most colorful markings to grace United States military aircraft since the end of World War II.  The different themes gracing these military aircraft included cocky names and nose art, vibrant group and squadron colors, grinning shark's teeth, multi-hued Navy CAG birds, Air Force Boss Birds, Bicentennial flagships and "high-viz" trainers among others.  The author has assembled a gallery of colorful photographs, putting them in context with a history of United States aircraft markings to tell the complete story of these spectacular color schemes.  The major sections of "Fighting Colors: Glory Days Of US Aircraft Markings" are as follows: 1) Acknowledgments; 2) Uniform colors, past and present; 3) The color of fighters; 4) Trainers; 5) Nicknames and nose art; 6) CAG birds, carrier planes and bicentennial markings and 7) Boss Birds and flagships.  In addition to an informative narrative, "Fighting Colors: Glory Days Of US Aircraft Markings" includes approximately 81 color photographs.  This book is 128 pages and is in very good condition.  The author is Robert F. Dorr.  Edition published in 1990. 

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