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Airships in peace and war. Airships in peace and war, Robert Jackson Cassell London 1971. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1971, Airships in peace and war, Robert Jackson Cassell London. Book, Online - Google Books. Jackson, Robert, 1941-. London, Cassell 1971 ix, 277 p. illus.
The America was a non-rigid airship built by Mutin Godard in France in 1906 for the journalist Walter Wellman's attempt to reach the North Pole by air. Wellman first conceived of using a balloon to fly to the pole during a failed polar attempt . . Wellman first conceived of using a balloon to fly to the pole during a failed polar attempt by boat and sledge from Svalbard in 1894.
Indeed, the most distinctive feature of the text is the profile line drawings of each of the airships mentioned, from Meusiner's manually powered dirigible (1783), through to the German Civil Airship NT-07 (2007). In between, we read about such well-known gas bags as the "Mayfly" (1908), "SSP-Class" Naval airships (1917), the McMechan Anti-Zeppelin Airship (1915) and "HMA Naval Airship R-23" (1916). By the way, the cover photo shows the North Seas Class Airship (British, of course) NS-9. That should give you a clue regarding the content.
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His book about the first (and the only) Soviet state airship construction enterprise, Dirizhablestroi, was published by Paulsen in 2011
His book about the first (and the only) Soviet state airship construction enterprise, Dirizhablestroi, was published by Paulsen in 2011. The three experimental aerostats he built
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At a time of intense European military rivalry, the book highlighted differences in the way countries were adopting new aerial technology.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hearne makes the assumption that conflict with Germany at some point is inevitable, and identifies the airship as 'practically an invisible enemy'. At this point Germany had ten airships compared to Britain's one, and while the British regarded them as useful only for reconnaissance, the Germans had identified potential offensive uses.
Airships in Peace and War, Cassell (London, England), 1971 . The Dragonflies: The Story of Helicopters and Autogiros, Barker (London, England), 1971. Robert Jackson is a nonfiction and fiction writer who specializes in military and aviation history.