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Moonlight Interceptor Japan's "Irving" Night Fighter 002


A great resource for modeler and historian alike.

Contents include:

  • Night encounter
  • Design Challenge
  • The Prototype Struggles to Life
  • Transitions
  • Back to the Drawing board
  • The Night Fighter is born
  • Success over Rabaul
  • Backs to the Wall
  • The Curtain Falls
  • Sole Survivor
  • Restoring NASM's Irving
  • Appendices
  • 112 pages
  • Many photographs, a few in color
  • Line drawings
  • Paperback format: 8 1/2" x 11"
  • First edition
  • ISBN#0-87474-689-2

Volume 8 of the Smithsonian Famous Aircraft series. Published in 1985. Used, quality good - slight cover wear.

Each volume of the Smithsonian Famous Aircraft of the National Air & Space Museum Series deals with a different historic airplane in the museum's impressive collection. The books are divided into two main sections, the first covering the background and history of the aircraft, the second providing some details unique in their restoration by skilled craftsmen of the museum.  

Estate sale item - no returns. 

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