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World War I German Aviators

Charles Woolley

World War I German Aviators

The Sanke Cards (Schiffer Military History Book)

by Charles Woolley

  • 85 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • European history: First World War,
  • Germany,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Fighter pilots,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Postcards,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8040795M
    ISBN 100764318799
    ISBN 109780764318795

      On , a fleet of 21 bombers lumbered in a line at 12, feet over the English coast. The biplanes, each carrying 13 bombs, had wingspans exceeding 70 feet, immense for World War I. The best books on Pilots of the Second World War recommended by Steve Darlow. Steve Darlow, author of nine books on military aviation, discusses his favourite books on pilots during the Second World War - a time when Allied airmen were lynched.

    In contrast, almost everyone has heard of World War I’s Red Baron (German ace Manfred von Richthofen). The Great War’s aces won lasting fame, but success came at a price. When these pilots confronted their humanity, their victims, or both, they often suffered, and each man had a finite amount of emotional capital and courage. world war one aviation books Above The Trenches, Above The Lines, Over The Front - Grubb Street publications, London. This three volume set is a complete record of the fighter aces and units of the British empire air forces, United States and French air forces, and all German forces.

      Most of these young men now at war — American, British, German — had grown up on the stories of the great World War I fighter pilots: the American Eddie Rickenbacker and .   I've read about 15 books on World War I aviation by now, and if I had to pick the best all-arounder, this would be it. Nice illustrations make it a pleasure to view. More importantly, the book is well-organized and well-written/5(9).


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The following are lists of World War I flying ically, a flying ace was defined as a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The term was first used by French newspapers, describing Adolphe Pégoud as l'as (the ace), after he downed seven German aircraft.

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In the middle of World War I, nine British soldiers caught behind enemy lines seek refuge in a complex network of German trenches. What they soon discover is that they aren't alone - and it isn't a German soldier that's hunting them down.

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Clear, large scale copies of all known and highly collectible Sanke personality photo postcards produced during World War I are now available, carefully replicated, and included all under one.Richthofen was the single most deadly ace of the war, shooting down 80 opponents and leading the German pilots in their triumph of “Bloody April” Like his mentor, Richthofen died in combat.

Hit during fighting on 21 Aprilhe was conscious enough to bring his plane down to land, but by the time anyone reached him he was dead.This book places emphasis on the aeronautical technology of the time as well as overall strategy and aviation tactics.

More than two hundred illustrations, including charts, sketches, and photos, clarify World War I fighter design with all its strengths and weaknesses.

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