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Cavalry of the air : an illustrated introduction to the aircraft and aces of the First World War

Author: Norman Leach
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Dundurn Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2014] 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though storytelling, period and contemporary photos and the words of the flying aces themselves, this book brings the history of WWI air combat to life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
S. Leach, Norman.
Cavalry of the Air : An Illustrated Introduction to the Aircraft and Aces of the First World War.
Toronto : Dundurn, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Leach
ISBN: 9781459723337 1459723333 9781459723320 1459723325
OCLC Number: 898085897
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages, 3 unnumbered pages) : illustrations (some color)
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.
Other Titles: Illustrated introduction to the aircraft and aces of the First World War
Responsibility: Norman S. Leach.
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Though storytelling, period and contemporary photos and the words of the flying aces themselves, this book brings the history of WWI air combat to life.  Read more...

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This timely book provides an excellent view of aviation during World War I. * Historical Society of Alberta newsletter *

 
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