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Battles in the Clouds: Accounts of Conflicts in the Sky during the First World War
edited by J. Humphrey Lewis
A collection of first-hand accounts and reports of the air in the war Compared to accounts of conflict on land and sea, the library of accounts of the war in the air during the First World War is q..
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The Lafayette Flying Corps—During the First World War: Volume 2
James Norman Hall & Charles Bernard Nordhoff
Volume two of a two volume history of the famous American volunteer squadron of the First World War There can be few who have heard of the Lafayette Flying Corps who are unaware of its history. It ..
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The Lafayette Flying Corps—During the First World War: Volume 1
James Norman Hall & Charles Bernard Nordhoff
Volume one of a two volume history of the famous American volunteer squadron of the First World War There can be few who have heard of the Lafayette Flying Corps who are unaware of its history. It ..
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Eagles Rampant Rising
Charles J. Biddle & Quentin Roosevelt
Two Lives of American Fighter Pilots During the First World War—The Way of the Eagle by Charles J. Biddle & Quentin Roosevelt a Sketch With Letters edited by Kermit Roosevelt
Life and death in the skies above the battlefields of France There are few books written by the dauntless young pilots who fought the first real war of the air when powered aircraft bombed, strafed..
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The Swallow
Ruth Dunbar
The Experiences of an American Pilot of the Lafayette Escadrille During the First World War
An uncompromising anti-war view of the First World War This book, first published in 1919, is indisputably a novel. However, while this fact is made very clear on the title page of the original edi..
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Go, Get ’Em!
William A. Wellman
An American Aviator in the Lafayette Flying Corps During the First World War
The adventures of a renowned American fighter pilot—in his own words After initially enlisting as an ambulance driver during the Great War, American born Wellman transferred into the French Foreign..
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With the French Flying Corps
Carroll Dana Winslow
The Experiences of an American Pilot During the First World War
Petite bleu to pilote—a young American’s flight into war The author of this book, Dana Winslow, was a young American in Paris as France recruited men to fight the invading German forces of the Kais..
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Knights of the Air
Bennett A. Molter
An American Pilot’s View of the Aerial War of the French Squadrons During the First World War
A pilot’s account of the war in the air Books on the war in the air above the fields, broken landscapes and trenches of France and Belgium in the First World War are not numerous. Those written by ..
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Guynemer: Chevalier of the Air
Henry Bordeaux & Mary R. Parkman
Georges Guynemer, Knight of the Air
by Henry Bordeaux

The Chevalier of Flight: Captain Guynemer
by Mary R. Parkman
‘Until one has given all, one has given nothing’ Georges Guynemer This special Leonaur edition contains two accounts of one the most most honoured French fighter aces of the First World War, Georg..
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En l’air! (In the Air)
Bert Hall
The Experiences of an American Foreign Legionnaire as a Pilot With the Lafayette Escadrille on the Western Front and in the East During the First World War
Legionnaire and Fighter Pilot American soldier of fortune Bert Hall enlisted in the French Foreign Legion—Deuxieme Regiment Étranger—which was on its way to the front from Morocco, signing on for t..
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The Struggle in the Air 1914-1918
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..
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The Story of the Lafayette Escadrille
Georges Thenault
A Famous Fighter Squadron in the First World War by its Commander
Aces over the Western Front The Lafayette Escadrille is now a legend of early aeronautics and warfare in the air. Originally titled the Escadrille Americaine, this squadron of the French Air Force ..
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The High Aces
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..
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Plane Tales of the Skies
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,..
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Skyfighters of France
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..
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