The Resource Great war fighter aces 1916-1918, Norman Franks, (electronic resource)

Great war fighter aces 1916-1918, Norman Franks, (electronic resource)

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Great war fighter aces 1916-1918
Title
Great war fighter aces 1916-1918
Statement of responsibility
Norman Franks
Title variation
Great war fighter aces 1916 - 1918 : Rare photographs from wartime archives
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Language
eng
Summary
By the close of 1916, the air war over France was progressing amazingly. The Royal Flying Corps, the French Air Force and the opposing German Air Service, were all engaged in fierce aerial conflict and the Allied air forces were following a particularly successful if aggressive policy. They were taking the war to the Germans by constantly crossing the massive trench system that stretched from the North Sea to the Swiss border. With observation and bombing aircraft requiring constant protection from the German fighter Jastas, the fighter aces on both sides soon gained publicity and fame as a result of their daily engagements. This book explores the many ways in which fighter pilots developed tactics in order to outdo the opposition in the fight for allied victory. In so doing, they achieved high honors on account of their prowess in the skies. It also looks at the development of militarized flight during the course of these key years, revealing how each side constantly endeavored to improve their aircraft and their gunnery.By early 1918 the Americans were also starting to take part in the war against Germany, and any number of US citizens were joining both the French Air Service as well as manning their own Aero Squadrons. This publication covers the development of American air combat, whilst also recording the efforts of some of their ace pilots flying both British and French aircraft with precision and skill
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Franks, Norman L. R
Dewey number
940.4/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of war
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Aeronautics
  • Fighter plane combat
  • Fighter pilots
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
Great war fighter aces 1916-1918, Norman Franks, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781473861282
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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13075508
Publisher number
MWT13075508
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Great war fighter aces 1916-1918, Norman Franks, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781473861282
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13075508
Publisher number
MWT13075508
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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