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King of air fighters : biography of Major "Mick" Mannock, V.C., D.S.O., M.C.

Author: Ira Jones
Publisher: Philadelphia : Casemate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A penetrating study of Britain's top fighter ace in the Great War . . .Ira Jones' biography of Britain's top scoring ace of World War I has become the subject of some controversy over the last few years, most notably as it is the source of the claim of 73 ""kills"" for Mannock, thereby making him the number one scoring Allied Ace of the war. Later research has thrown serious doubt on this claim and indeed Mannock  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Ira, 1896-1960.
King of air fighters.
Philadelphia : Casemate, ©2009
Named Person: Edward Mannock; Edward Mannock
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Jones
ISBN: 9781935149774 1935149776
OCLC Number: 754718373
Description: 1 online resource (340 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Dedication Page; Preface; Introduction; I Early Life-Part I; II Early Life-Part II; III Learning to Fly, and First Tour of Duty in France With No. 40 Squadron; IV Second Tour of Duty in France With Nos. 74 and 85 Squadrons; V King of Air Fighters; VI L'Envoi; Author's Acknowledgments; Footnotes.
Responsibility: by Flight-Lieut. Ira Jones.

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Ira Jones' biography of Britain's top scoring ace of World War I has become the subject of some controversy over the last few years, most notably as it is the source of the claim of 73 "kills" for  Read more...

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