Who Downed the Aces in WWI?: Facts, Figures, and Photos on the Fate of Over 300 Top Pilots Flying Over the Western Front by Norman Franks, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Who Downed the Aces in WWI?: Facts, Figures, and Photos on the Fate of Over 300 Top Pilots Flying Over the Western Front

Who Downed the Aces in WWI?: Facts, Figures, and Photos on the Fate of Over 300 Top Pilots Flying Over the Western Front

by Norman Franks
     
 

The coming of trench ended the cavalry's role of reconnaissance and brought the newly invented airplane to the forefront of military tactics. As battling nations flocked to the skies, airplanes quickly became instruments of combat, and outstanding pilots began to achieve legendary status for their dog-fighting abilities. Who Downed the Aces in WW I?

Overview

The coming of trench ended the cavalry's role of reconnaissance and brought the newly invented airplane to the forefront of military tactics. As battling nations flocked to the skies, airplanes quickly became instruments of combat, and outstanding pilots began to achieve legendary status for their dog-fighting abilities. Who Downed the Aces in WW I? explains who the ill-fated legends were, and unravels ongoing debates about how they were felled from the sky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760707784
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
05/15/1998
Edition description:
Barnes and Noble Edition
Pages:
218

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