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Cavalry of the air : the story of Allied air combat in the First World War

Author: Norman Leach
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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In the clinging mud and trench warfare of WWI, it was soon clear that the cavalry -- the elite of the elite -- would be of little use. -- From Great Britain to Canada to Australia and New Zealand, new heroes took the honour and dash of the cavalry to the air in flying machines -- which would change the face of war forever.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cavalry of the air.
(CaOONL)20149021364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Leach
ISBN: 9781459723344 1459723341
OCLC Number: 877363451
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword / by John E. Melbourne --
Introduction --
The Wrights, Bell, and Cody --
Transition from cavalry --
The beginnings of air forces and air tactics --
The great Allied aces of the First World War --
The enemy aces --
The airplanes --
The iconic dogfights --
After the war.
Responsibility: Norman S. Leach ; foreword by Colonel John Melbourne.
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In the clinging mud and trench warfare of WWI, it was soon clear that the cavalry -- the elite of the elite -- would be of little use. -- From Great Britain to Canada to Australia and New Zealand, new heroes took the honour and dash of the cavalry to the air in flying machines -- which would change the face of war forever.

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