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RAF Bomber Command Lincolns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
The piston-engined Avro Lincoln was a development of the Avro Lancaster indeed initially it was designated Lancaster IV but it had only a relatively short service life with Bomber Command as it was soon replaced with the EE Canberra B.2 medium jet bomber although it did see some front-line service in Malaysia and Kenya where it did all that was asked of it.
Modern Air Interception Radars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Developed during WW II the modern day airborne interception radar remains an integral part of the worlds combat aircraft. This is an authorative overview by this author who in a former life was an RAF airborne radar engineer and UK GEC/Marconi radar division manager. The book presents the subject in an easy to understand format both for the technician and enthusiast alike.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.