Cavalry of the Clouds: Air War Over Europe 1914-1918

Cavalry of the Clouds: Air War Over Europe 1914-1918

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In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen were 'the cavalry of the clouds - the knighthood of this war.' This romantic image was fostered post-war by writers of adventure stories and the stunts of Hollywood filmmakers, and yet it was far from the harsh reality of the life of an airman. From their baptism of fire in 1914 carrying out reconnaissance and experiencing the first dogfights, to the breakthrough in 1918 which claimed heavy casualties, the aerial defenders… (more)

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Publisher: Spellmount (November 08, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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