The First World War was to introduce many innovative and novel ways of killing the enemy. It was the first truly modern war fought with modern equipment, and for the first time the new-fangled aircraft were to play their part. Of the 57 nations involved in the First World War, only 14 had a naval air force of any description. The first aircraft were flimsy and fragile, but by late 1914 they had progressed from limited reconnaissance duties to an offensive role. By the end of the war, aviation was an important element of the ...

The First Naval Air War 2010, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752458816


The First Naval Air War 2002, Tempus, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752421445

Trade paperback