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Military Aircraft of WWI - HC
Military Aircraft of WWI - HC
Military Aircraft of WWI - HC
9780778712015 | In Stock
Used mainly for reconnaissance, the first wartime pilots merely waved in greeting at passing enemy pilots. By the end of the WWI, enemies were being shot out of the sky by machine gun equipped planes. Clear, concise text and detailed illustrations show children how pilots and their planes evolved throughout the war . Topics include:
• planes for observation and the first markings
• bombers and fighters
• machine guns and interrupter switches
• the Fokker scourge
• German Zeppelins
• air war over the sea
• Bloody April and the Red Baron
• aces
• the race to design better planes
• aircraft carriers
• the Last Battle
• plane identification guide

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: The Story of Flight
Author(s): Ole Steen Hansen

Size: 9″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.7
Dewey: 940.442
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2003

Military Aircraft of WWI

“Published to coincide with the centennial anniversary of the Wright brothers’ historic flight, this...series will both capitvate and educate its young readers. Each volume covers a different period in the history of powered flight...Colorful cover illustrations and a sturdy binding make this set a recommended purchase for elementary schools and public libraries.” —Catholic Library World, 03/04