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Title:
Heavy bombers : the B-52 Stratofortresses
Author:
Green, Michael, 1952-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : Capstone High-Interest Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes the history, weapons, equipment, and use by the Air Force of the B-52 bomber, nicknamed the "Big Ugly Fat Fellow" (BUFF) by flight crews because of its size and appearance.
Language:
English
Contents:
The B-52 in action -- Inside the B-52 -- Weapons and tactics -- The future.
Reading Level:
870 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.5 0.5 71427.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780736821513
Format :
Book

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Central Library UG1242.B6 G7197 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Juvenile Non-Fiction
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Summary

Describes the history, weapons, equipment, and use by the U.S. Air Force of the military aircraft known as the B-52 bomber.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The B-52 in Actionp. 5
Chapter 2 Inside the B-52p. 11
Chapter 3 Weapons and Tacticsp. 19
Chapter 4 The Futurep. 27
Features
B-52 Specificationsp. 15
Photo Diagramp. 16
Words to Knowp. 30
To Learn Morep. 31
Useful Addressesp. 31
Internet Sitesp. 32
Indexp. 32

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