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Bristol F2 Fighter Aces of World War I
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Jon Guttman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-18 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

This is the history of the best Allied fighter-destroyer of World War 1 and the pilots who flew it. Nicknamed "Biff" by the pilots, the Bristol F2 Fighter enjoyed extraordinary success over the Western Front in the final 18 months of the war. However, it had an inauspicious debut, as
Irish Aces of the RFC and the RAF in the First World War
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Joe Gleeson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-17 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

The First World War had an enormous impact on Ireland. Over 240,000 Irish men and women volunteered to serve with the Allied forces, suffering almost 40,000 casualties. The Irish contribution to the air war remains overlooked, not just in Ireland, but also by historians generally. Although just 6,000 Irish served
Masters of the Air
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Roger Gunn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-07 - Publisher: Dundurn

First World War pilots Alan McLeod, Andrew McKeever, and Donald MacLaren had incredible skills and ability in the air. Each was distinctively different from the other — in personality, in the planes they flew, and in their contribution to the war effort.
Reconnaissance and Bomber Aces of World War 1
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Jon Guttman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Often overshadowed by the fighters that either protected or threatened them, two-seater reconnaissance aircraft performed the oldest and most strategically vital aerial task of World War 1 a task that required them to return with the intelligence they gathered at all costs. Bomber sorties were equally important and dangerous, and
Aerial Propaganda and the Wartime Occupation of France, 1914–18
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Bernard Wilkin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Aerial Propaganda and the Wartime Occupation of France, 1914-1918 explores the combined role played by the French and British Governments and Armies in creating and distributing millions of aerial newspapers and leaflets aimed at the French population trapped behind German lines. Drawing on extensive research and French, German and British