AIRFIELDS AND AIRMEN : SOMME (Battleground Europe) by Michael O'Connor

By Michael O'Connor

Following at the luck of Airfields and Airmen of Ypres, the writer turns his recognition to the main mythical zone of the British attempt in global warfare I, the Somme. From 1916 to 1918 the British and German armies have been locked in a dangerous fight the following, whereas the Royal Flying Corps and the Imperial German Air provider flew overhead. first and foremost appearing as scouts and artillery spotters, the ever extra refined airplane grew to become tools of battle themselves, accomplishing lethal clash a long way above the deadlocked armies lower than. This new quantity makes use of the Battleground Europe structure of maps and then-and-now illustrations to hide the entire airfields, crash websites and parts linked to the devices, battles and person aces of the aerial clash of global warfare I. assurance additionally contains French activities, and some American devices that served within the sector close to the tip of the conflict.

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