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Biplanes and Bombsights
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British Bombing in World War I
by George K. Williams
Paperback: 332 pages
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific (May 1, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1410200124
ISBN-13: 978-1410200129
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

   Colonel Williams presents a comprehensive study of British bombing efforts in the Great War. He contends that the official version of costs and results underplays the costs while overplaying the results. Supported by postwar findings of both US and British evaluation teams, he argues that British bombing efforts were significantly less effective than heretofore believed.
   Colonel Williams also presents a strong argument that German air defenses caused considerably less damage to British forces than pilot error, malfunctioning aircraft, and bad weather. That we believed otherwise supports the notion that British bombing raids had forced Germany to transfer significant air assets to defend against them. Williams, however, found no evidence that any such transfer occurred. Actual results, Colonel Williams argues, stand in strong contrast to claimed results.
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Biplanes, Triplanes and Seaplanes
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by Jim Winchester
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (November 9, 2004)
ISBN: 159223223X

Biplanes and seaplanes dominated early aviation. The flying surfaces on biplanes added strength to the structure and provided extra lift to compensate for comparatively small engines, while seaplanes were favored for the unlimited space water provided for long take-off runs. This is an extensive guide to more than 120 biplanes, triplanes, and seaplanes, from early designs such as the Wright Flyer to jet flying boats and timeless classics like the Tiger Moth and the Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny." 600 color and archival black-and-white photographs are featured in this extraordinary book.
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Bleriot in Britain 1899-1927: From Headlamps to Airliners
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by Ray Sanger
Air Britain Historians Ltd (2008), Hardcover, 192 pages ISBN 9780851303994 / 0851303994

A very good account of Bleriot enterprizes and aeroplanes, as well as doings of many British aviation pioneers.
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Brandenburg D.I.
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(Great War Aircraft in Profile, Volume 2)
by K. Meindl
Paperback: 68 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.19 x 12.02 x 8.92
Publisher: Flying Machines Press; 1st edition (January 1997)
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British Aeroplanes before the Great War
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by Mike Goodall
Hardcover: 300 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; (January 1, 2000)
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British Aviation Squadron Markings of World War I
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RFC - RAF - RNAS
by Les Rogers
Hardcover: 296 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (January 1, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN: 0764312847

Years in the making, this book covers the wide variety of markings used by British aviation units in World War I. Organized numerically by squadron number the book includes both textual and photographic examples for nearly all RFC, RAF, and RNAS squadrons. Many of the photographs are published here for the first time, and the color profiles offer a representative selection of units, aircraft, and color schemes. A classic book.
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British Built Aircraft - Volume 5
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Northern England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
by Ron Smith
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Tempus Publishing, Limited (June 30, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 075243487X

Last in a series of five volumes about British aircraft, this book provides a complete record of aircraft construction in Northern England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The aim of the series is to record British aircraft manufacture in nearly all of its manifestations, in the form of a regional survey of the United Kingdom.
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Classic WWI Aircraft Profiles - Volume 1
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Fokker Fighters, SE5 & 5A, Siemens-Schuckert, British & American DH4, Curtiss Jenny, SPAD Fighters, De Havilland DH1 & DH2
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Cerberus Publishing (April 5, 2005)
ISBN: 1841451010
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Classic WWI Aircraft Profiles - Volume 2
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Bristol Fighter, Albatros Fighters, Nieuport Scouts, Pfalz Fighters, Sopwith Snipe, Caproni Bombers, LFG Roland
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Cerberus Publishing (April 5, 2005)
ISBN: 1841451029
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Classic WWI Aircraft Profiles - Volume 3
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Bristol MI, Gotha GI-GV, S.V.A. (Ansaldo) Scouts, Bristol Scout, R.E.8, O. Aviatik (Berg) DI, Breguet 14
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Cerberus Publishing (December 30, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 1841451150
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