Most widely held works by Christopher Chant
A century of triumph : the history of aviation by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
A lavishly illustrated history of aviation retraces humankind's fascination with flight, from the Wright Brother's famous 1903 flight through the triumphs of technology manifest in the Stealth Bomber and beyond.
Jetliner : from takeoff to touchdown by Christopher Chant ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Discusses aspects of jet transport aircraft such as taking off, engines, the passenger cabin, construction, flightdeck, air traffic control, and landing. Includes glossary.
Nuclear war in the 1980's by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
The Encyclopedia of air warfare ( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
The military history of the United States by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Surveys the wars that have directly influenced the United States, from the Revolutionary War through the Cold War.
Patrick O'Brian's navy : the illustrated companion to Jack Aubrey's world ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
How weapons work ( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Hitler's generals and their battles ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
2. Verdenskrig. Korte biografier om Hitlers generaler og de slag de leverede. Vestfronten: Feltmarskal Ewald von Kleist, generaloberst Heinz Guderian, feltmarskal Gerd von Rundstedt og generaloberst Sepp Dietrich. Østfronten juni 1941-februar 1943: Feltmarskal Guenther Hans von Kluge, feltmarskal Fedor von Bock, feltmarskal Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb og generaloberst Erich Hoepner. Østfronten februar 1943-maj 1945: Feltmarskal Erich von Manstein, feltmarskal Walther Model, generaloberst Georg-Hans Reinhardts, general Otto Woehler og feltmarskal Ferdinand Schoerner. Krigsskuepladserne omkring Middelhavet (Nordafrika, Balkan og Italien): Feltmarskal Erwin Rommel, generaloberst Juergen von Arnim, feltmarskal Albert Kesselring og generaloberst Heinrich von Vietinghoff. Tyske hær, Værnemagtens Overkommando (OKW): Feltmarskal Wilhelm Keitel, generaloberst Franz Halder, generaloberst Alfred Jodl og generaloberst Kurt Zeitzler.
Aviation : an illustrated history by Christopher Chant ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Locomotives by Christopher Chant ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Presents detailed descriptions and illustrations of various models of locomotives.
Presidents of the United States by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Offers brief profiles of each president and lists their birthplace, date of birth, education, profession, term, party, and burial place.
Famous trains of the 20th century by Christopher Chant ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Danish and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs present some of the best known and well remembered railroad trains of the past 100 years.
Passenger trains by Christopher Chant ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Examines the history and development of passenger travel aboard trains in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and describes different models of passenger cars.
Two centuries of warfare by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Early pioneers by Christopher Chant ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of railroads from the earliest wooden-wheeled carts used in mines to the railway networks and trains that developed around the world during the 19th century.
Military aircraft by Christopher Chant ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Drawings, photographs, and text describe a variety of military aircraft, both U.S. and foreign, including the Martin Marauder, Tupolev Badger, Dassault Mirage, Handley Page Victor, and Grumman Hawkeye.
The world's greatest aircraft by Christopher Chant ( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Through pictures and text, describes 250 of the most important and famous aircraft from the Wright Brothers' Flyer to the B-2 Stealth Bomber. Includes history, design and technical specifications of each aircraft.
High-speed trains by Christopher Chant ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations present a variety of railroad cars that move at rapid velocity.
Role of the fighter & bomber by Christopher Chant ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Drawings, photographs, and text describe a variety of fighter and bomber planes, both U.S. and foreign, including Japan's Kawasaki fighters, the Lockheed F-104, Russia's MiGs, Sweden's Saab fighters, German Junkers, and Britain's Harrier.
Rapid transit systems and the decline of steam by Christopher Chant ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Explains why diesel and electric power replaced steam locomotion and presents detailed descriptions and illustrations of subways, trolley cars, monorails, and other fast moving trains used for conveying people.
Aeronautics Air forces Airplanes Airplanes, Military Air warfare Armor Armored vehicles, Military Artillery Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) Aubrey/Maturin novels (O'Brian, Patrick) Battleships Biography Bombers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dictionaries Fighter planes Firearms Generals Germany Great Britain Great Britain.--Royal Navy Helicopters Historical fiction, English History Jet transports Juvenile works Literature Locomotives Marshals Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) Military art and science Military history Naval art and science Naval history Navies Nuclear warfare Nuclear weapons Ordnance Pictorial works Railroads Railroad trains Sea stories, English Steam locomotives Submarines (Ships) Tanks (Military science) Transport planes United States Warships Weapons World War (1939-1945)