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Title:
Flying gunship : the AC-130 Spectre
Author:
Fitzpatrick, Kevin J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations 23 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the history and development of the United States Air Force's Spectre gunship, its design and special features, and some of the missions it has flown in Vietnam, Panama, and in Kosovo in 1991.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 1.0 54046.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.2 3 Quiz: 22577 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780516233390

9780516235394
Format :
Book

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Summary

A series about the most sophisticated and up-to-date military weaponry explained in vivid detail. Highlighting the profiles and uses of these weapons, reluctant teen readers will learn much about military technology.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
1 This Plane Can Fight!p. 7
2 Weapons and Defense Systemsp. 13
3 The Spectre Gunship Crewp. 25
4 Combat Operationsp. 33
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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