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Nsformation as the opposing forces introduced daring men in their flying machines into the batt. This was a great fun book It had great photographs paintings drawings anecdotes and actually uite a lot of information for a relatively short book I ve been reading about WWI aviation since I was a child yet still I learned uite a bit from this book particularly about the personalities of some of the aces The book also does a good job of portraying the deteriorating effects of the war upon its famous aces how many of them suffered from what we would now call PTSD and either flew recklessly andor had to take time away from the war to recuperate The stories of chivalry among some of the pilots such as letting an enemy with a jammed gun fly away with nothing than a wave provide a striking contrast to the brutality of the war on the ground and increasingly in the air

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Knights of the Air Epic of Flight; 1

In this book from The Epic of Flight Time Life series WWI provides the stage for a new type of. My father had this series of books when I was growing up and this was the one that always interested me I thumbed through its many illustrations of the aircraft when young and I read sections on the Red Baron in high school It was good to read it in its entirety

Ezra Bowen Ð 5 review

Warrior; one that fights in the air The book informs readers how aviation underwent a rapid tra. Very good overview of the Great Air War from the pursuit pilots perspective Interesting insight into fear and how different individuals handled it Fear of not only combat but of doing combat in an unforgiving machine high above the earth


8 thoughts on “Knights of the Air Epic of Flight; 1

  1. says:

    My father had this series of books when I was growing up and this was the one that always interested me I thumbed through its many

  2. says:

    I love this book so much; this is the second time I've read it It has plenty of pictures is written in an extremely readable fashion and gives a heart wrenching overview of the air war with a focus on the notable aces The Red Baron gets a chapter to himself but also given plenty of attention are Georges Guynemer Eddie Rickenbacker Albert Ball

  3. says:

    An excellent overview of the World War I air war and the advances in aviation the war inspired The book boasts a large collection of historical photographs that brings the action the airplanes and the individual combatants to life

  4. says:

    Very good overview of the Great Air War from the pursuit pilots perspective Interesting insight into fear and how different individuals handled it Fear of not only combat but of doing combat in an unforgiving machine high above the earth

  5. says:

    This was a great fun book It had great photographs paintings drawings anecdotes and actually uite a lot of infor

  6. says:

    I'm not very knowledgeable in the topic of WWI aviation so I can't speak to the accuracy of the book one way or another but boy this was a great read It tells the stories of many aces on both sides of the conflict describing aerial battles areoplane evolution and is full of pictures photographs and illustrations It truly was a different era when pilots would wave to each other while in the air and send condolences to 'enemy' fallen aces A

  7. says:

    One of the better of the Epic of Flight series it gives you a real feel for the evolution of air warfare that took place of the course of the Great War with plenty of interesting coverage of the personalities involved anecdotes photographs and illustrations Definitely a subject I should read about

  8. says:

    This was fun to read than anything else Filled with tons of pictures and art from WWI It gives great insight in a small amount of words Great