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VCs of the First World War : Air VCs.

Author: Peter G Cooksley; Peter Batchelor
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2013.
Series: VCs of the First World War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of more than 600 Victoria Crosses awarded to British and Empire servicemen during the First World War, nineteen were awarded to airmen of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. Of these, four were posthumous awards and all but one of the total were to officers. Some of these valorous airmen were from humble backgrounds and with limited education, others were collegiate men from wealthy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooksley, Peter G.
VCs of the First World War : Air VCs.
New York : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter G Cooksley; Peter Batchelor
ISBN: 9780752493923 0752493922
OCLC Number: 881162621
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Preface to the 2014 Edition; Introduction; W.B. Rhodes-Moorhouse; R.A. Warneford; L.G. Hawker; J.A. Liddell; G.S.M. Insall; R. Bell-Davies; L.W.B. Rees; W.L. Robinson; T. Mottershead; F.H. McNamara; A. Ball; W.A. Bishop; J.T.B. McCudden; A.A. McLeod; A. Jerrard; E. Mannock; F.M.F. West; A.F.W. Beauchamp Proctor; W.G. Barker; Sources; Bibliography; Plates; Copyright.
Series Title: VCs of the First World War.

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Of more than 600 Victoria Crosses awarded to British and Empire servicemen during the First World War, nineteen were awarded to airmen of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air  Read more...

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