Military Aviation of the First World War

The Aces of the Allies and the Central Powers

Alan Sutton, Alan C. Wood

This beautifully illustrated book provides details of every power that took part in Military aircraft activity during the First World War. The war was a global conflict with 57 nations involved but with aviation being in its infancy only eight nations had a major air arm to their fighting Services. The book covers the formation, establishment and
Date Published :
January 2016
Publisher :
Fonthill Media
Language:
English
Illustration :
478 black and white photographs
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781781554227
Pages : 356
Dimensions : 9.75 X 6.75 inches
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$34.95

Overview
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This beautifully illustrated book provides details of every power that took part in Military aircraft activity during the First World War. The war was a global conflict with 57 nations involved but with aviation being in its infancy only eight nations had a major air arm to their fighting Services. The Allies: Britain, America, Italy, Belgium, France, and Russia and then the Central Powers comprising Germany and Austria - Hungary. The book covers the formation, establishment and wartime exploits of all the major air powers during the war, as well as providing thumbnail sketches of all the major aces for each country, giving full coverage to: The Allies: The Royal Flying Corps, The French Military Air Service, The United States Air Service, Aeronautica de Region Esercito (Italy), The Belgian Air Arm, The Russian Imperial Air Services. The Central Powers: The Imperial German Air Service, and the Austro-Hungarian flying service However, smaller powers (at the time) like Australia, Canada and Japan as well as Portugal, Serbia, Romania and South Africa are all featured is this fascinating book.

About The Author
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Alan Sutton is a history publisher with more than 40 years’ experience of bringing academic writers to a more popular market. Alan has joined forces with Keith to produce this well illustrated synthesis of England’s most famous king.

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