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First World War in the air

Author: Phil Carradice
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Amberley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The four years between 1914 and 1918 saw an incredible growth in air power. Beginning with the flimsy early aircraft, seemingly held together just by string and fabric, the author paints a picture of a bygone era when nobody knew quite what could be achieved, or how aircraft could be used. From the early years of the First World War, when men took to the air without guns or parachutes, to the final stage of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Carradice
ISBN: 9781445605128 1445605120
OCLC Number: 800858183
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A new type of war --
The beginning --
And so it begins --
Training --
The first fighter --
The zeppelin terror --
Dawn patrol --
Bloody April --
Those who are about to die --
The Gotha raids --
ground support --
The war goes on.
Responsibility: Phil Carradice.

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