British and Empire Aces of World War 1

deChristopher ShoresIllustrateurMark Rolfe

|anglais
20 novembre 2012|
British and Empire Aces of World War 1 de Christopher Shores

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At the outset of World War I the British had some 110 assorted aircraft, used mostly for the visual reconnaissance role. With the advent of faster and more agile single-seaters, the Allies and their adversaries raced to outdo each other in the creation of genuinely effective fighters with fixed forward-firing machine gun armament. It was not until 1917 that the British developed a truly effective interrupter gear, which paved the way for excellent single seaters such as the Sopwith Triplane Camel and the RAF S.E.5., later joined by the Bristol F.2B the war's best two-seat fighter. This volume traces the rapid development of the fighter in World War I and the amazing exploits of the British and Empire aces who flew them.

Titre :British and Empire Aces of World War 1
Format :livre numérique Kobo
Publié le :20 novembre 2012
Publié par :Bloomsbury Publishing
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781782006770

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