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Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1

Aircraft of the Aces

Codice: 228D084066

€ 19,50

 

Serie della Osprey inglese dedicata agli aerei più famosi dalle due Guerre Mondiali ad oggi.

Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a means of providing a stationary observation platform above the battlefield during World War I. It took a special breed of daredevil to take on such odds deep in enemy lines in order to destroy a balloon, with Balloon specialists such as Willy Coppens, Pierre Bourjade and Michel Coiffard rising to the challenge. This book covers the story of these 'balloon busters' from both sides in World War 1 through a mix of first-hand accounts and expert analysis, which compares tactics, theatres of operation, aircraft types and the overall odds for success.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

90 foto in b/n, 24 pagine di profili a colori

Pagine

96

Rilegato

No

ISBN
9781841768779

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