By Michael O'Connor
Following at the luck of Airfields and Airmen of Ypres, the writer turns his recognition to the main mythical quarter of the British attempt in global battle I, the Somme. From 1916 to 1918 the British and German armies have been locked in a dangerous fight right here, whereas the Royal Flying Corps and the Imperial German Air carrier flew overhead. at the start appearing as scouts and artillery spotters, the ever extra subtle airplane turned tools of warfare themselves, accomplishing lethal clash a ways above the deadlocked armies lower than. This new quantity makes use of the Battleground Europe layout of maps and then-and-now illustrations to hide all of the airfields, crash websites and parts linked to the devices, battles and person aces of the aerial clash of global battle I. assurance additionally contains French activities, and some American devices that served within the quarter close to the top of the struggle.
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