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Old 24 September 2010, 09:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which book?

A few years ago I nearly bought a book on WW1 airmen but regrettably decided not to. I'm now after a copy but for the life of me can't think what it was called. I tried googling with no luck. As far as I can recall it was hard back and had loads of photos of the airmen/ground crews and their uniforms etc. It did not have any colour drawings. It definatley concentrated on the men rather than the machines.
Has anyone got any ideas?

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More info needed. Did it include all countries, if not, which ones? What kind of info, besides photos was included? Do you recall which country it was published in?
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I'm pretty sure that it was mainly, if not all UK/Allies. It was called something similar to "The Airmen of WW1" but Iv'e googled that with no luck.

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Old 24 September 2010, 03:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Could it be "the RFC/RNAS Handbook" by Peter Cooksley, or maybe "OBSERVERS AND NAVIGATORS" by C.G.Jefford?

These are more about crew than planes.Just a thought.

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Old 24 September 2010, 07:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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There's stuff like that in my bookstore, Steve. Check out the WWI section. maybe something looks familiar?
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Old 26 September 2010, 01:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 27 September 2010, 12:47 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm pretty sure that it was mainly, if not all UK/Allies. It was called something similar to "The Airmen of WW1" but Iv'e googled that with no luck.

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Hello Aeordynamik. Would it be Chaz Bowyer's Airmen of World War 1, Men of the British and Empire air forces in old photographs, ISBN 0-88254-356-3, published by Arms and Armour Press in Great Britain and Hippocrene Books in U.S.A. in 1975? Best regards, Dave.
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Malaula,

THANK YOU!!!! That's the book. All I need to do now is find a copy.

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Steve,

Go to AbeBooks and search. There are a bunch out there for $15-20.

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Thanks Dan, Steve.
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