Dog Fight: Aerial Tactics of the Aces of World War I

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The history of WWI aviation is a rich and varied story marked by the evolution of aircraft from slow-moving, fragile, and unreliable powered kites, into quick, agile, sturdy fighter craft. At the same time there emerged a new kind of "soldier," the fighter pilots whose individual cunning and bravery became crucial in the fight for control of the air. Based on the author's personal correspondence with a number of WWI fighter pilots and aces, and drawing on published contemporary memoirs, this is an authoritative and lively ...

Dog Fight: Aerial Tactics of the Aces of World War I 2006, Greenhill Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781853675515

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