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Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One
| Total Clicks: 14767 | Report Broken Link |
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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The Blue Max
| Total Clicks: 14175 | Report Broken Link |
Year: 1966
Stars: George Peppard, James Mason
Director: John Guillermin
Format: DVD
MPAA: NR
Genre: Drama, Action
Runtime: 155 minutes
Aircraft: Replica Pfalz D.3, Fokker D.7, Fokker DR.I, modified Tiger Moth as SE5a
Summary: During WWI, an inexperienced but eager German pilot competes against other flyers for the Blue Max
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A Splendid Little War
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Derek Robinson (Author)
Hardcover
Publisher: Quercus
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0857052292
ISBN-13: 978-0857052292
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.
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Allen Peck's WWI Letters Home - 1917-1919
| Total Clicks: 11136 | Report Broken Link |
1917-1919: U.S. Army WW I Pilot Assigned to France
By Charles Peck
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. (August 1, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0595362230
ISBN-13: 978-0595362233
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
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The Dawn Patrol
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Actors: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp, Melville Cooper
Director: Edmund Goulding
Format: Black & White, Full Screen, NTSC, Subtitled
Language: English
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of DVD discs: 1
Rating: Not rated
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: March 27, 2007
Run Time: 103 minutes

Summary: Remake of Howard Hawks' 1930 film about the deep seated rivalries between World War I Royal Flying Corps pilots stationed in France in 1915. Errol Flynn and David Niven star as roustabout French Corp fighter pilots who come face-to-face with the harsh realities of war. Basil Rathbone is outstanding as the Squadron Commander.
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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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German Air Forces 1914-18
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by Ian Sumner, Graham Sumner (Illustrator)
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (November 10, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 184176924X

The Imperial German Army Air Service of World War I grew from just 500 men in 1914 to 80,000 in 1918, inventing in the process a wholly new form of warfare. The exploits of the first fighter aces have been widely celebrated, and have tended to overshadow the other, equally important branches of the fighting air forces the reconnaissance and ground attack units, the airships and strategic bombers. This concise but fact-packed guide to both the Army and Naval Air Services (their command, organization, strength, training, support services and operations) offers a morebalanced picture, while giving the heroes of the Jagdstaffeln their full due. Uniforms and flying clothing are described in detail, and illustrated with rare photographs and meticulous colour plates.
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Flyboys
| Total Clicks: 10033 | Report Broken Link |
Actors: James Franco, Scott Hazell, Mac McDonald, Philip Winchester, Todd Boyce
Directors: Tony Bill
Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Special Edition, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Language: English

Inspired by the true story of the legendary Lafayette Escadrille, this action-packed epic tells the tale of America's first fighter pilots. These courageous young men distinguish themselves in a manner that none before them had dared, becoming true heroes who experience triumph, tragedy, love, and loss amid the chaos of World War I. Hang on for the ride of your life!
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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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Nachtflugzeug! German N-Types of WWI
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A Centennial Perspective on Great War Airplanes (Volume 3)
Jack Herris (Author), Bob Pearson (Illustrator), Aaron Weaver (Cover Design), Jerry Boucher (Cover Design)
Paperback: 44 pages
Publisher: Aeronaut Books (September 1, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1935881108
ISBN-13: 978-1935881100
Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.3 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces

This book describes and illustrates the development of German single-engine night bombers, or N-types, in WWI with text, 54 rare, period photos, 7 color photos, 9 color profiles, tables of information including production quantities, serial numbers of aircraft, technical specifications, 1/48 scale drawings of the AEG N.I and Sablatnig N.I, and 1/72 scale drawings of the BFW N.I. The origins and evolution of the N-class are discussed in the context of the German strategic and tactical situation. The book has 44 pages and is of interest to aviation historians, enthusiasts, and modelers alike.
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