WorldCat Identities

Roffe, Michael

Overview
Works: 26 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 6,316 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Roffe
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Flags by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history and uses of flags. Includes illustrations of national, international, signal, and motor racing flags
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
The Rourke dinosaur dictionary by Joseph Hincks( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of dinosaurs, arranged alphabetically from Acanthopholis to Velociraptor
Spacecraft by Michael Jay( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents facts about spacecraft, such as rockets, satellites, probes, and shuttles
Robots by David Jefferis( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various kinds of machines which can perform some human or animal tasks, including space voyager robots, fantasy robots, and robot warriors. Includes glossary
Volcanoes by David Lambert( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nature and origin of volcanoes, their production of lava and ash, and their occurrence under water and in space, and describes some famous eruptions
The jet age by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Militaire straalvliegtuigen: hoe ze gebruikt werden in de Tweede Wereldoorlog en hoe ze daarna verder werden ontwikkeld. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
BMX bikes by Michael Jay( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a bicycle motocross race and discusses bike design, stunt riding, and safety tips
Supersonic flight by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how aviation has advanced in recent years and what future aircraft will look like
Military planes by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the flight characteristics and performance capabilities of fighter planes, bombers, transports, and other military aircraft
The moon by Michael Jay( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly introduces aspects of the moon such as its phases; eclipses; its seas, craters, and mountains; and explorations of it
Artificial satellites by Jeanne Bendick( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple answers to children's questions about artificial satelites. What are they? What do they do? How do they work? How do they get up into outer space?
The moon by Andrew Langley( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations, diagrams, photos, and text describe the moon
Spacecraft by Andrew Langley( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes rockets, spaceships, satellites, and space probes, explains how they are used, and looks at the future of space exploration
Spotter's guide to the night sky by Nigel Henbest( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in German and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An identification guide to the wide range of things you can see in the sky at night
Tank facts and feats : a record of armoured fighting vehicle achievement( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Green Jackets by Christopher Wilkinson-Latham( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Foreign Legion by Martin Windrow( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is arguable that no group of fighting men in the history of European arms has been so misrepresented by ill-informed publicity as the French Foreign Legion. Though initially conceived in 1831 as a means of drafting recently discharged foreign soldiers to Algeria, the Legion has developed into a sophisticated force of motorized infantry, airborne troops and light armour. In this book, acclaimed French Army expert Martin Windrow examines the history and uniforms of the French Foreign Legion, from its service in the Carlist War of 1835-36 to World War II and beyond, debunking many of the pr
 
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Alternative Names
Roffe, Mike

Languages
English (31)

German (5)

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Spotter's guide to the night skyThe Royal Green JacketsFrench Foreign Legion