Published March 4, 1987
by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English
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I purchased my copy of Bill Gunston's book in late and it is still in good condition. I gave it a 5 star rating even though today it is quite outdated. It is a good reference book that will take you from the inception of the Israeli Air Force in to 's war in Lebanon. Still, it is a good book to have. Michael B. Davis5/5(7). This book tells the extended story of the Israeli Air Force, famed but also perhaps a sometime victim of its own rep. From its humble beginnings of foreign volunteers and Piper Cubs to the supersonic age of super-aces in Fs, the IAF always possessed the veneer of the by: 5. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Operation Opera, Operation Orchard, Operation Ri Operation Mole Cric Syrian General Staff Headquarters Raid, Operation Raviv, List of aircraft of the Israeli Air Force, Operation Boxer, Operation Focus, Operation Priha, Modern Israeli Air Power from Harpia - Pp, + photo, 3 colour artwork in back cover by Thomas Newdick and pics from Ofer Zidon As the title states it covers a very exciting and exotic subject - the aircraft and units of the ISAF -but it possibly comes under the imposing lens of Israeli censorship which probably means details like Israel's raid on the Syrian reactor and other /5(11).
Books shelved as military-israel: Israel Defence Forces The Six Day War by Mordechai Bar-On, Mid-East wars. by David Eshel, By Way of Deception: The Maki. The Israeli Air Force was established during the War of Independence in Preceded by the Sherut Avir, the air wing of the Haganah (which was later to become Israeli Defense Forces), it was composed of a small group of people and only a few planes. Recruits and aircraft joined the young force, bringing in valuable skills and equipment. Forerunners of the Israeli Air Force were the Palestine Flying Service established by the Irgun in , and Sherut Avir, the air wing of the Haganah. The Israeli Air Force formed on , shortly after Israel declared statehood and found itself under force consisted of a hodge-podge of commandeered or donated civilian aircraft converted to military use. The Israeli Air Force remains one of the more battle-hardened air services anywhere in the world. There are a total of [ 25 ] individual aircraft entries in the Active Israeli Air Force (IAF) Aircraft () category in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin.
Written at a time of historical challenges for the Israeli Air and Space Force, and the Israel Defence Forces as a whole, this exclusive, highly informative and richly illustrated volume, the first in a three-volume mini-series, charts the Israeli Defence Force/Air Force . Never before has there been a book published on the aircraft, units and exploits of the Israel Air Force in such depth. Interest in the IAF has always been high and seldom are its aircrew and aircraft out of the world's headlines. Previous books have failed to satisfy, either being sensationalist and low on factual content, or lacking in fundamental research. Israel has one of the world's most advanced and lethal air forces. In November , however, when the United Nations General Assembly voted to Author: Joshua Sinai. the israeli air force. languages - hebrew & english. there are on the beginning the foreword of the israeli air force commander - major general amikam norkin. closed measurement - 12" x 9 3/8" inches. weight - gram. pound. published by the israeli air force & the israel ministry of defense, on % authentic. condition - mint Seller Rating: % positive.