WorldCat Identities

Franks, Norman L. R.

Overview
Works: 149 works in 518 publications in 3 languages and 8,518 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vNew Zealand  Guidebooks  Directories 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Creator
Classifications: UG700, 940.5421
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norman L. R Franks
Aircraft versus aircraft : the illustrated story of fighter pilot combat since 1914 by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and Czech and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the history of aerial combat, describes the characteristics of famous fighters from biplanes to jets, and shares the experiences of fighter pilots
Battle of Britain by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of the air battle, relating to personal experiences of well-known pilots on both sides
Under the guns of the Red Baron : the complete record of von Richthofen's victories and victims fully illustrated by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen was the most feared and celebrated of all German pilots in WWI, and has become one of the iconic figures of history. This book has detailed research about the lives of all of his 123 victims, and provides a blow-by-blow account of their encounter with the great man - a unique compilation of material."--Back cover
The greatest air battle : Dieppe, 19th August 1942 by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskrivelse af RAF's luftstøtte til kommandoraid'et mod den franske havneby Dieppe under 2. verdenskrig
The battle of the airfields : 1st January 1945 by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

800 tyske jageres angreb mod allierede flyvepladser i Holland, Belgien og Frankrig den 1. januar 1945. 300 tyske og 200 allierede fly gik tabt. En skæbnesvanger operation for Luftwaffe
The Red Baron's last flight : a mystery investigated by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskrivelse af den fra 1. verdenskrig berømte tyske pilot Manfred von Richthofen, herunder navnlig de nærmere omstændigheder omkring hans sidste flyvning og død
Dark sky, deep water by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de oorlog tussen de duikboten en de luchtmacht tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog
Conflict over the bay by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En skildring af en meget dramatisk periode i 1943, hvor Coastal Command udkæmpede en afgørende dyst med de tyske ubåde i Biscaya-bugten
Fighter pilot's summer by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografisk beretning om en RAF-jagerpilot's oplevelser under 2. verdenskrig, hvor han blev alvorlig såret under The Battle of Britain, men opnåede flyverstatus igen
Tempest pilot by C. J Sheddan( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografisk beretning af Squadron Leader fra New Zealand om oplevelser og hændelser som jagerpilot under 2. verdenskrig, herunder et ophold i København stationeret i Kastrup lige efter krigens afslutning
Sky tiger : the story of Group Captain Sailor Malan, DSO DFC by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search, find and kill by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om anti-ubådsoperationerne, hvor Coastal Command under 2. verdenskrig sænkede 220 tyske og italienske ubåde og selv mistede 740 fly
Dog-fight : aerial tactics of the aces of World War I by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver udviklingen af nærluftkamp (Dogfight) under 1. verdenskrig
Above the trenches : a complete record of the fighter aces and units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-1920 by Christopher F Shores( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gennemgang af jagerpilot-esser og enheder i Det britiske Empire's flystyrker i perioden 1915-20
Air battle Dunkirk, 26 May-3 June 1940 by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om det britiske flyvevåbens indsats under den britiske hærs tilbagetrækning og evakuering fra Dunkirk under 2. verdenskrig
Typhoon attack by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om jager- og jagerbombeoperationer med Hawker Typhoon under 2. verdenskrig
The air battle of Dunkirk by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luftslaget ved Dunkirk fra 26/5-3/6 1940 var RAF's første større konfrontation med Luftwaffe
The Lancaster by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the footsteps of the Red Baron by Mike O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond courage : air sea rescue by Walrus squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian seas 1942-1945 by Norman L. R Franks( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om RAF's eftersøgnings- og redningsenheder - de såkaldte Walrus eskadriller - og deres indsats under 2. verdenskrig
 
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Dog-fight : aerial tactics of the aces of World War I
Alternative Names

controlled identityRobert, Leslie, 1940-

Franks, Leslie 1940-

Franks, Norman.

Franks, Norman 1940-

Franks, Norman L.

Franks, Norman L. 1940-

Franks, Norman Leslie Robert

Franks, Norman Leslie Robert 1940-

Norman Franks British writer and historian

Languages
English (149)

Czech (4)

Polish (1)

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Under the guns of the Red Baron : the complete record of von Richthofen's victories and victims fully illustratedThe greatest air battle : Dieppe, 19th August 1942The battle of the airfields : 1st January 1945The Red Baron's last flight : a mystery investigatedDark sky, deep waterConflict over the bayFighter pilot's summerTempest pilot