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Aces and Airmen of World War I

Alan Wood

Published March 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781857533804
Hardcover
176 pages
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 About the Book 

It was a remarkable world where the ground soldier had to look up to see his enemy for the first time in history, where daring young flyers carried pistols to fire at each before more advanced weapons were invented, where Manfred von Richthofen, theMoreIt was a remarkable world where the ground soldier had to look up to see his enemy for the first time in history, where daring young flyers carried pistols to fire at each before more advanced weapons were invented, where Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron was king of the skies. This book included the aces and airmen from Britain, USA, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Russia and the Austro-Hungarian force and is a quality illustrated reference for historians, preservationists and restorers, Moonless and all who like to study history through the lives of the people who made it. Alan C Wood, a writer since 1958, served as a regular in the RAF on air and ground duties at home and abroad. He is co-author of The First Air War: A Pictorial History 1914-1919 and German Knights of the Air 1914-1918: The holders of the Order Pour le Merite. He lives in Bournemouth, UK.