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|A Splendid Little War |
| Total Clicks: 199 | Report Broken Link |
Derek Robinson (Author)
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
The war to end all wars, people said in 1918. Not for long. By 1919, White Russians were fighting Bolshevik Reds for control of their country, and Winston Churchill (then Secretary of State for War) wanted to see Communism 'strangled in its cradle'. So a volunteer R.A.F. squadron, flying Sopwith Camels, went there to duff up the Reds. 'There's a splendid little war going on,' a British staff officer told them. 'You'll like it.' Looked like fun. But the war was neither splendid nor little. It was big and it was brutal, a grim conflict of attrition, marked by incompetence and corruption. Before it ended, the squadron wished that both sides would lose. If that was a joke, nobody was laughing.
|The Ace |
| Total Clicks: 1476 | Report Broken Link |
by Jack D. Hunter
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Blue River Press (October 2008)
In THE ACE, four Americans - a 20-year-old social outcast, a breezily iconoclastic Army officer, a ruthless US senator, and a guilt-ridden heiress - are inexorably drawn together in their struggles to deal with America's chaotic involvement in World War I. Their interwoven destinies lead from poverty-stricken slums through the opulence of 1917-1918 Washington, London, and Paris, and, climactically, into the Western Front's vicious aerial combat, which establishes the matrix for all air warfare to come. THE ACE is, above all, an intricate portrayal of indomitable love belabored by human frailties and the cruel pressures of war.
|An Ace Minus One |
| Total Clicks: 2219 | Report Broken Link |
by Timothy M. Morrisroe
Paperback: 618 pages
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. (August 22, 2006)
A young man fleeing his past finds himself driving an ambulance on the wesern front just as the inferno of Verdun erupts around him. Ever resilient, he transitions to flying scouts for a French escadrille. Jousting with German aces in flimsy wood and canvas aeroplanes is hard enough without having to keep up with the Bacchanalian excesses of his mates. Set over the battlefields of Europe, an Ace Minus One is authentic in its descriptions of early aviation and the colorful characters who made this period one of the most interesting in history.
|The Blood Order |
| Total Clicks: 2561 | Report Broken Link |
by Jack D. Hunter
Publisher: Bantam Books (June 1, 1980)
"This Hunter's excellent sequel to The Blue Max as Bruno Stachel experiences Germany between the WWI and WWII. The rise to power of Herman Goering, Martin Bormann, and Adolf Hitler is witnessed through Bruno's eyes. Bruno must make the decision between becoming a central figure in the new Germany, with its growth of Nazism, or choose a different path."
|The Blue Max |
| Total Clicks: 3090 | Report Broken Link |
by Jack D. Hunter
Publisher: Replica Books (April, 2001)
Bruno Stachel is a nobody, a newly recruited junior officer in a First World War German combat squadron. But he is determined not to remain a nobody for long. He has his sights on the Blue Max - the most coveted of all German decorations - and he will do anything to get it. From the very moment he shoots down his first plane, everything he does is aimed in that direction: bedding his commander's wife, courting publicity at every turn, even arranging the deaths of his competitors.
|The Casket Crew |
| Total Clicks: 1419 | Report Broken Link |
by Arch Whitehouse
Publisher: Doubleday & Co. (1971)
A novel about a Handley Page bomber crew in The Great War.
|The Eagle's Height |
| Total Clicks: 1849 | Report Broken Link |
by Robert Elliot
Unknown Binding: 256 pages
Publisher: Air Review (1961)
A sweeping novel set in the Royal Flying Corps.
|Emerald Ace |
| Total Clicks: 797 | Report Broken Link |
by David Falash
Paperback: 308 pages
Publisher: Black Leaf Publishing (October 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.8 ounces
A fictional memoir portraying the life of Mick Gallagher, a 15 year old Irish orphan with a love of airplanes, flying, and a passion for Ireland's independence from England. He inherits an Albatros D.V. Fighter plane from a German Ace who lands on his Aunt Patti's field and soon his dream of becoming a fighter pilot begins to come to fruition. As we follow him through his many adventures we witness him joining the Red Baron's flying circus; taking part in dog fights; falling behind enemy lines, and also falling in love. Before long his skills in the air as a fighter pilot, along with his notorious green Albatros earn him the nickname - Emerald Ace.
|Fighters in the Sky |
| Total Clicks: 1506 | Report Broken Link |
by Arthur George Joseph Whitehouse
Unknown Binding: 175 pages
Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce (1959)
|Flight To Victory |
| Total Clicks: 1897 | Report Broken Link |
by Richard Alexander Hough
Hardcover: 170 pages
Publisher: Dutton Childrens Books (May 1985)
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