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This title explores the development and use of the B-52 Stratofortress. Readers will follow the history of this long-range, heavy bomber and learn about its military and performance specifications. Features such as its bombing navigational computer and terrain computer, and its Electro-Optical Viewing System and GPS are detailed. Readers will learn about its weapon systems ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by ABDO & Daughters
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These formulaic series books describe military aircraft and are intended for intermediate readers. They cover the history of each plane and include information about its specs, construction, missions and weapons. Large, stunning photographs of the aircraft in action are complemented by easy-to-read text and “Xtreme Fact” boxes. Varied page formats and fonts add visual appeal. Boys especially will be drawn to these books. Back matter includes a glossary and index.
John Hamilton is a best-selling novelist and author of more than 250 nonfiction books for young adults. An Active Member of the Western Writers of America and the Wild West History Association, his work has received critical acclaim from School Library Journal, Children's Literature, The Sioux City Journal, We Proceeded On (the official journal of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation), ...moreMore about John Hamilton...