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Pusher aces of World War 1

Author: Jon Guttman
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Pub., 2009.
Series: Osprey aircraft of the aces, 88.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pusher fighters, designed with the engine at the rear and the machine gun at the front, may have looked ungainly, yet they were able to hold their own remarkably well against their German counterparts. This is the story of the unusual pusher and its many aces, including Lanoe Hawker VC, who formed and led Britain's first fighter squadron before dying in a ten-minute duel with Manfred von Richtofen, American 'cowboy'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Guttman, Jon.
Pusher aces of World War 1.
Oxford : Osprey, 2009
(OCoLC)262433396
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Guttman
ISBN: 9781846038976 1846038979
OCLC Number: 645246650
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: COVER; HALF TITLE; TITLE; IMPRINT; CONTENTS; A SIMPLE SOLUTION; BELGIUM'S FIRST ACE; BRITAIN'S FIRST FIGHTERS; FIGHTING 'FEES'; SINGLE-SEAT PUSHERS; PUSHERS IN DECLINE; APPENDICES; COLOUR PLATES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Series Title: Osprey aircraft of the aces, 88.
Responsibility: Jon Guttman.

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