United States Army Aviators' Equipment, 1917-1945

United States Army Aviators' Equipment, 1917-1945

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qSix decades after World War II, we know that the margin between Allied victory and defeat was narrower than many realized, but less well known are the technological developments that made victory possible. This book describes how American airmen became the best-outfitted aviators of the war, tracing the development of personal equipment used by U.S. air forcesq--Typical oxygen equipment used aboard a fighter during World War II, shown in an illustration reproduced from a 1943 instructional brochure distributed with the Type A-14 mask. ... Diagram showing operation of the Type A-13 pressure- demand oxygen mask. switch ... A. Pharo Gagge of the Aero Medical Laboratory in 1941.

Title:United States Army Aviators' Equipment, 1917-1945
Author:C.G. Sweeting
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-04-03


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