George F. Campbell & Pat O’Brien
A Soldier of the Sky by George F. Campbell & Outwitting the Hun by Pat O’Brien
Two outstanding accounts of high adventure by WWI fighter pilots
This unique Leonaur edition offers two personal accounts by pilots with the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. George Ca..
C. Mellor & Gerald Featherstone Knight
Two First Hand Accounts of Pilots During the First World War—The Airman by C. Mellor and “Brother Bosch” by Gerald Featherstone Knight
Two first accounts by early aviators
This special Leonaur ‘good value’ edition contains two accounts of the early days of powered flight. The first book, written just before the outbreak of the Fir..
Aimée Bond & R. E. Vernède
the Letters of a British Airman and Soldier Written During the First World War—My Airman Over There by Aimée Bond & Letters to His Wife by R. E. Vernède
The war letters of a British pilot and of an officer of the Rifle Brigade
The letters of servicemen writing from fields of conflict to their families are always poignant, irrespective of the cause ..
Edgar C. Middleton
Aircraft & Airmen of the First World War 1914-1918
The dawn of combat in the air
Today everyone is so familiar with aircraft, air travel and the fact that virtually every nation’s defence force includes an aerial component, so it is easy to forget ..
Laurence Yard Smith
The Development of Balloons, Dirigibles and Powered Aircraft Including the First World War in the Air
The conquest of the air—and beyond
This interesting book, which includes photographs and diagrams, describes the early years of man's attempts to gain mastery of the air. It chronicles the first, r..
British Airmen in Combat During the First World War
The war in the air the British flyers knew
This collection of anecdotes, accounts and reports of the activities of the R. F. C. during the First World War on the Western Front was originally publis..
E. M. Roberts
The Recollections of an American Observer & Pilot in the Royal Flying Corps During the First World War
An American eagle with British wings
Readers interested in the personal experiences of the resolute and brave young men who ventured into the air to fight the first aerial combats will discover muc..
William A. Bishop
The Experiences of a Canadian 'Ace' of the RFC During the First World War
An ace over the Western Front—in his own words
The Canadian author of this book, William Bishop, volunteered for imperial service as a cavalryman as the Great War called its colonial men to the col..
"Spin" & "Contact"
Two Accounts of British Pilots During the First World War in Europe
Short Flights With the Cloud Cavalry
Cavalry of the Clouds
Air Combat over the trenches by those who fought
The first hand accounts of the experiences of men in time of war always make fascinating reading. Their stories are, of course, always as varied as ..
Letters of a Pilot of the Royal Naval Air Service During the First World War
A war in the skies above the waves
As early as 1908 the Royal Navy understood the potential for the use of aircraft in naval warfare. By 1914 the Royal Naval Air Service consisted of 93 aircraft, 6..
Charles C. Turner
The Air War Over Europe During the First World War
The first battles of the skies
The author of this overview and analysis of the Allied air campaign during the years of the First World War was eminently qualified for the task. He was one of the fi..
A. J. L Scott
On the Western Front During the First World War
Britain's 'Knights of the Air' over the Trenches
This is the story of a famous squadron of the Royal Flying Corps—later the RAF—during the Great War on the Western Front. At the outbreak of war the..
Willis J. Abbot
The Development of Aircraft and Submarines for Aerial and Undersea Warfare to the End of the First World War
War from the air—war from beneath the waves
For thousands of years warfare had been the business of armies of foot and horse soldiers whilst the seas and oceans were contested by the collision of n..
Laurence la Tourette Driggs
French, American, British, Italian & Belgian Pilots of the First World War 1914-18
Accounts of the 'Knights of the Sky' in the Great War
For those interested in the most outstanding airmen of the Great War, this book will a highly satisfying read. The author has chronicled the ac..
The Command & Organisation of the British Air Force During the First World War in Europe
The early days of today’s Royal Air Force
The exploits of those ‘daring young in their flying machines’ who fought a daredevil war in the air in machines made of little more than wood, canvas and w..