The Resource Black September 1918 : WWI's darkest month in the air, Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey, (electronic resource)

Black September 1918 : WWI's darkest month in the air, Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey, (electronic resource)

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Black September 1918 : WWI's darkest month in the air
Title
Black September 1918
Title remainder
WWI's darkest month in the air
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Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey
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eng
Summary
The authors of Bloody April 1917 present a new volume of facts, photos, and analysis covering aerial combat in the last days of the Great War. Fifteen months after the events of April 1917, more battles had been fought, won and lost on both sides, but now the American strength was feeding in to France with both men and material. With the mighty push on the French/American Front at St. Mihiel on September 12 and then along the Meuse-Argonne Front from the 26th, once more masses of men and aircraft were put into the air. They were opposed by no less a formidable German fighter force than had the squadrons in April 1917, although the numbers were not in their favor. Nevertheless, the German fighter pilots were able to inflict an even larger toll of British, French, and American aircraft shot down, making this the worst month for the Allied flyers during the whole of World War I-and this just a mere six weeks from the war's bloody finale. This book analyzes the daily events throughout September with the use of lists of casualties and claims from both sides. It also contains seven detailed appendices examining the victory claims of all the air forces that fought during September 1918. Although it is difficult to pinpoint exactly who was fighting who high above the trenches, by poring over maps and carefully studying almost all the surviving records, the picture slowly begins to emerge with deadly accuracy. Black September 1918 is a profusely illustrated and essential reference piece to understanding one of the crucial months of war in the skies
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Midwest
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Franks, Norman L. R
Dewey number
940.448
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Saint-Mihiel, Battle of, Saint-Mihiel, France, 1918
  • Argonne, Battle of the, France, 1918
  • Fighter pilots
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Black September 1918 : WWI's darkest month in the air, Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781911621751
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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15140457
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MWT15140457
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Black September 1918 : WWI's darkest month in the air, Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781911621751
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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15140457
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MWT15140457
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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