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Aeroplanes of the Royal Aircraft Factory
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by Paul Hare
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Crowood Press (UK) (April, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN: 1861262094
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Airco
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The Aircraft Manufacturing Company
by Mick Davis
Hardcover: 192 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.79 x 11.32 x 8.98
Publisher: Crowood Pr; (March 2001)
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Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War
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by Owen Gordon Thetford
Unknown Binding: 126 pages
Publisher: Harborough Pub. Co.; distributed by H. Marshall & Sons, Ltd. [London] (1946)
Language: English
ASIN: B0007IZEO2
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Aircraft of World War I, 1914-1918
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The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide
Jack Herris (Author), Bob Pearson (Author)
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Amber Books (April 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1906626669
ISBN-13: 978-1906626662
Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.6 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, 'The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide: Aircraft of WWI' is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914-18. Arranged chronologically by theater of war and campaign, this book offers a complete organizational breakdown of the units on all the fronts, including the Eastern and Italian Fronts. Each campaign includes a compact history of the role and impact of aircraft on the course of the conflict, as well as orders of battle, lists of commanders and campaign aces such as Manfred von Richtofen, Eddie Rickenbacker, Albert Ball and many more.Every type of aircraft is featured, including the numerous variations and types of well-known models, such as the Fokker Dr.I, the Sopwith Camel and the SPAD SVII, through to lesser-known aircraft, such as the Rumpler C.1, and the Amstrong Whitworth FK8. Each aircraft profile is accompanied by exhaustive specifications, as well as details of individual and unit markings. Packed with more than 200 color profiles of every major type of combat aircraft from the era, 'The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide: Aircraft of WWI' is an essential reference guide for modelers, military historians and aircraft enthusiasts.
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Albatros D-II
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Germany's Legendary World War I Fighter
Rudolf Hofling (Author)
Paperback: 52 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (March 11, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764315587
ISBN-13: 978-0764315589
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
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Albatros D.I-D.II
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(Air Vanguard)
James Miller (Author, Illustrator)
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (January 22, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1780965990
ISBN-13: 978-1780965994
Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.2 x 9.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 8 ounces

In 1916 German aerial domination had been lost to the French and British fighters. German fighter pilots requested an aircraft that was more powerful and more heavily armed, and the Albatros design bureau set to work on what was to become an iconic aircraft design. By April 1916, they had developed the Albatros D.I, that featured the usual Albatros semi-monocoque wooden construction with a 160hp Mercedes engine and two forward-firing machine guns. Alongside the development of the D.I, Albatros had also designed and built a second machine that was similar to the D.I - the Albatros D.II. Although there were several external differences between the two aircraft, it is important to note that these machines evolved simultaneously and that the D.II was not the result of post-combat feedback from D.I pilots. With the inclusion of these aircraft into their reorganized air force, Germany was able to regain control of the skies by autumn 1916. Along with the later designs they inspired, the Albatros D.I and D.II were instrumental in allowing the Germans to prosecute their domination through 'Bloody April' and well into the summer months that followed.
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Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One
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by Peter Grosz, George Haddow, Peter Schiemer
Hardcover: 544 pages
Publisher: FLYING MACHINES PRESS (January 2002)
Language: English
ISBN: 1891268058

Here is the most comprehensive, detailed and accurate story of these exotic aircraft ever written. It covers all manufacturers and their planes and provides important information on armament, flying units and more. Line iIlustrations in standard scales (1/48 and 1/72) make this a must purchase for modelers as well.
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B.E.2 in Action
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(Aircraft, No 123)
by Peter Cooksley
Paperback: 49 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.25 x 8.50 x 11.25
Publisher: Squadron/Signal Pubns; (December 1992)
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Battle over Britain
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A history of the German air assaults on Great Britain, 1917-18 and July-December 1940
by Francis K. Mason
Unknown Binding: 636 pages
Publisher: McWhirter Twins Ltd. (1969)
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Battlebags
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British Airships of the First World War: An Illustrated History
by Ces Mowthorpe
Hardcover: 194 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 10.75 x 8.25
Publisher: Sutton Publishing; (February 1996)
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