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Vulcan: God of Fire

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490 pages5 hours

Summary

The definitive work on the Vulcan bomber, containing new, previously unpublished, and rarely seen imagesA historical account of Britain's nuclear deterrent force, the development of atomic/thermonuclear weapons, and the bombers, this book includes a description of the design, development, and manufacture of the Vulcan; the flight testing program; and entry into RAF service. There is also a full account of the Vulcan's career, including its primary role as a nuclear bomber and as a key participant in the 1982 Falklands conflict. Further coverage includes the use of the Vulcan as a refueling tanker and reconnaissance platform, and the recent project to restore a Vulcan to flying condition. Historical information is combined with first-hand accounts from former air and ground crews, and a full description of the service history/disposal of every Vulcan aircraft manufactured.

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