The Birth of the Royal Air Force

Ian Philpott

 
Date Published :
February 2014
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781781593332
Pages : 480
Dimensions : 9.5 X 7.5 inches
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$70.00

Overview
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Ian Philpott presents us here with a compendium of facts, operational histories and photo illustrations, combined to create a comprehensive account of the early years of the Royal Air Force. Illustrated throughout, it features details of all military operations from 1914 to 1918, which impacted upon the organization. Also included are operational details of the Independent Bomber Force throughout 1918, a supplementary historical strand that is sure to appeal to Aviation enthusiasts with a taste for features of niche focus. Details of the airfields, landing grounds, seaplane bases and various other landmarks of this era are given, and readers are encouraged to use the work as a reference book, being as it is a weighty tome of encyclopedic scope.

Sure to make a welcome addition to any aviation enthusiast’s library, this well-researched piece of work has been a long time in the making. Philpott brings his typical flare to the project, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to this dynamic, defining period of Royal Air Force history.

About The Author
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Ian Philpott is an aviation historian and author.

REVIEWS
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"...for those interested in the myriad finite details beyond who shot who down, this book is highly recommended."

- Over the Front

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