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..
Georg Paul Neumann Its History, Development, Organisation, Aircraft, Weapons and Equipment, 1914-1918 Germany’s battle for the skies
The Great War was, of course, the first conflict in which mankind took to the air to any significant degree. Powered flight added a new dimension to reconnaissance an..
Eric Wood 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..
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..
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..
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,..
Henry Farré An Account of the French War in the Air During the First World War At war with the Escadrilles of France
Henry Farré was an observer with French bombers during the Great War and was thus in a position to have a clear understanding of the subject of his writings. T..