Compiled by the author of Jane s Air Forces of the World, this book is a must for aviation experts.In one volume the reader will find the composition and details of all air elements of a staggering 169 nations air forces and, where they exist, army air, naval air and such paramilitary organizations as the US Coast Guard Service.By definition such a book must be regularly updated and David Wragg has researched his subject right up to the minute.This latest book supersedes the author s early book in the Jane series.
David Wragg has published several highly praised books on railway history, and he produced a textbook for the old Chartered Institute of Transport. He has also written on railways for the Sunday Telegraph, The Spectator, The Scotsman, and the Yorkshire Post. His Wartime on the Railways was reviewed by Rail as "very readable" and by Railways Illustrated as "as a fascinating insight and also an important record", and Railways Illustrated chose his Southern Railway Handbook as "Book of the Month".
One of his most recent publications is The Historical Dictionary of Railways in the British Isles. He is also well known as a writer of military history.
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