Herbert A. Stewart
From Mons to Loos with the Army Service Corps During the First World War
Personal recollections of a little reported unit of the British Army
This book is one of many first-hand accounts written by soldiers about their experiences in the First World War. Originally titl..
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 ..
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..
An Airman’s Wife in Mesopotamia Post the First World War
A woman in Iraq
This book of a woman’s ordeal at the hands of Arabs in post First World War Mesopotamia (now modern day Iraq) is such a riveting account that to describe too much would be to spoil ..
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..
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..
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..
Wilfred Theodore Blake
The Experiences of Pilots Over the Western Front During the Great War
Those incredible young men in their flying machines at war
This excellent book contains nearly thirty accounts of the extraordinary exploits of allied airman at war in the skies high above the mud,..
P. I. X. (Theodore Douglas Hallam)
Royal Navy Air Service Flying Boat Operations During the First World War by a Flight Commander
War at sea—war in the air
This is an account of the early days, during the Great War, of the service that became the Fleet Air Arm. It did not take long after hostilities commenced for the Royal Na..
J. E. Tennant
Recollections of the R. F. C. in Mesopotamia during the First World War Against the Turks
War in the air over the Middle East
Mesopotamia, 'the land of the two rivers', is deemed the birthplace of civilisation. Now modern day Iraq, it has known warfare throughout the millennia that man ..
The Personal Recollections of an R. F. C. Scout Pilot During the First World War
The young R. F. C pilot’s air war above the Western Front
It seems incredible that just over 100 years ago no country counted an air-force among its armed services. Pilots were drawn from other bra..