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They Fought For the Sky
The Story of the First War in the Air .
Quentin Reynolds

Reynolds writes not only of the Aces of the World War I : Rickenbacker, Billy Bishop, Richthofen, McCudden, Fokker, Ball, Lufbery and many others, he also writes of the technical developments from the fragile toys of 1914 to the killing machines of the latter years, the Zepplin raids on London, Escadrille Lafayette and other Flying Circuses, and the many hundreds of dog fights over No Man's Land.

The Contents are: Introduction: Confessions of a Thief; A Weapon Is Born; Machines to Frighten Horses; The Fledgling Few; Mad Days of Trial and Error; The Game Becomes Deadly; Their Finest Hour; They Couldn't Wait; The Great Zeppelin Scare; A Year of Heroes; Bright Wings and Tragic Glory; The Final Rendezvous; The Look of Eagles; and The End of the Beginning

298 pages. Many black white photos planes pilots & others.
bibliography & index,
hardback with jacket
205mm x 140mm
Published by Cassell, London (1958)

wear to jacket
tape bleed on endpages
book is in good condition
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