Albatros Aces of World War 1 Part 2 (Aircraft of the Aces) (v. 2)

Albatros Aces of World War 1 Part 2 (Aircraft of the Aces) (v. 2)


Nearly each German ace who flew ahead of the summer season of 1918 scored victories in Albatros combatants, whose advent coincided with the advance of the well-known and hugely winning Jagdstaffeln, the 1st actual German fighter formations, which turned a serious German air tactic and helped to wrest again air superiority from the Allies. After wreaking havoc within the skies over Arras the Albatros used to be ultimately outclassed by means of succeeding generations of Allied plane, yet nonetheless remained the main a number of and ubiquitous of all German warring parties in international battle I, with Albatros biplanes contributing virtually two-thirds of the German opponents on the entrance in the course of the Spring Offensive of 1918.

This booklet, with its 32 colour profiles, charts the original markings and layout of 1 of the main menacingly appealing opponents of the conflict. that includes well-known and unsung aces, a mess of first-hand bills and unique images, this ebook deals a clean view into the reports of the German pilots who continued a really various form of conflict from the troops at the flooring. whereas the warriors faced the hazards of No-Man's Land and faceless slaughter, the pilots persevered lethal video games of cat and mouse within the skies above the trenches.

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