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Product Description: This book profiles a wide variety of British, French, German, Austro-Hungarian and American aircraft, ranging from frontline stalwarts like the RE 8 and AR 1 to the swift Salmson 2A2 and the compact, fighter-like Halberstadt CL II...read more

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9781782008019 | Osprey Pub Co, January 20, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This book profiles a wide variety of British, French, German, Austro-Hungarian and American aircraft, ranging from frontline stalwarts like the RE 8 and AR 1 to the swift Salmson 2A2 and the compact, fighter-like Halberstadt CL II.

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Product Description: Of all military aircraft, fighter planes hold a mystique all their own. Perhaps it is because fighters can afford the least compromise: when the goal is to seize and maintain control of the air, the confrontation is direct. During World War I, the concept of air superiority took hold and in the ensuing decades the development of fighter aircraft became an ongoing back-and-forth battle, with adversaries trying to gain an upper hand through innovations in aerodynamics, powerplants, and armament...read more

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9781594162008 | Westholme Pub Llc, December 10, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Of all military aircraft, fighter planes hold a mystique all their own.

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Product Description: On the night of her fourth State of the Union Address, President Kate MacIntyre is the target of an assassination attempt that claims the life of her Vice-President and sets in motion the ultimate crime of opportunity. What begins with a Hezbollah plot quickly becomes a heart-stopping race against time as the President's inner circle fights to protect her from enemies both known and unknown...read more

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9781468555356 | Authorhouse, March 12, 2012, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A new Political Thriller as timely as today's headlines In describing the Soviet Union, Winston Churchill called it a "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

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9781500270308 | Original edition (Createspace Independent Pub, September 19, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On the night of her fourth State of the Union Address, President Kate MacIntyre is the target of an assassination attempt that claims the life of her Vice-President and sets in motion the ultimate crime of opportunity.
9781468555349 | Authorhouse, March 12, 2012, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: On the night of her fourth State of the Union Address, President Kate MacIntyre is the target of an assassination attempt that claims the life of her Vice President and sets in motion the ultimate crime of opportunity.

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Product Description: The Nieuport 11 boasts an important place in the technology race against German aircraft in World War I aerial warfare. It eventually led Nieuport to produce the first plane flown in large numbers in aerial combat by the United States...read more

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9781782003533 | Osprey Pub Co, April 22, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Nieuport 11 boasts an important place in the technology race against German aircraft in World War I aerial warfare.

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Product Description: A British icon of World War I aerial combat, just as the Supermarine Spitfire is for World War II, the Sopwith Camel might more aptly be compared to the equally iconic (if one is Japanese) Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero. A superb dogfighter in the hands of pilots who mastered its vicious idiosyncrasies, the Camel also packed a considerable punch for its day as the first British fighter with twin machine guns...read more

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9781780961767 | Osprey Pub Co, October 23, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A British icon of World War I aerial combat, just as the Supermarine Spitfire is for World War II, the Sopwith Camel might more aptly be compared to the equally iconic (if one is Japanese) Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero.

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Product Description: Part 2 of Naval Aces looks at the many flying Naval heroes who flew alongside or against those of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). While the RNAS operated its own formidable arsenal of Nieuport and Sopwith scouts over the Flanders coast, the German navy countered with its own Land Feld Jagdstaffeln and Seefront Staffeln...read more

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9781849086646 | Osprey Pub Co, May 22, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Part 2 of Naval Aces looks at the many flying Naval heroes who flew alongside or against those of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS).
9781849083454 | Osprey Pub Co, July 19, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Though understandably overshadowed by their army colleagues, naval aviators played a significant role in World War 1, including some noteworthy contributions of fighter aviation.

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Product Description: When originally conceived, the French SPAD VII and German Albatros D II represented steps away from an emphasis on maneuver in aerial combat in favor of speed and durability - factors that came into play in hit-and-run tactics. At the end of 1916, however, Albatros tried to have the best of both worlds by incorporating the sesquiplane wing of the nimble Nieuport 17 into its D III...read more

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9781849084758, titled "SPAD VII vs Albatros D III 1917-18: 1917-18" | Osprey Pub Co, April 19, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When originally conceived, the French SPAD VII and German Albatros D II represented steps away from an emphasis on maneuver in aerial combat in favor of speed and durability - factors that came into play in hit-and-run tactics.

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Product Description: Amid the ongoing quest for aerial superiority during World War I, the late spring of 1917 saw two competing attempts to refine proven designs. The Royal Aircraft Factory SE 5a incorporated improvements to the original SE 5 airframe along with 50 more horsepower to produce a fast, reliable ace-maker...read more

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9781846034718 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Amid the ongoing quest for aerial superiority during World War I, the late spring of 1917 saw two competing attempts to refine proven designs.

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Product Description: The quest for an effective fighter airplane to achieve air superiority during World War 1 resulted in a series of pusher fighter planes, designed with the engine at the rear and the machine gun at the front. These ungainly, heavy looking fighters did surprisingly well and they were able to hold their own against their German counterparts - including the Fokker Eindeckers with their synchronized machine guns - until 1917...read more

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9781846034176 | Osprey Pub Co, July 21, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The quest for an effective fighter airplane to achieve air superiority during World War 1 resulted in a series of pusher fighter planes, designed with the engine at the rear and the machine gun at the front.

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Product Description: When World War I began in August 1914, the airplane had already proven its worth as an intelligence gathering "eye-in-the-sky." These scouting aircraft soon became indispensable to armies on both sides, and the attempt to drive enemy planes away began in earnest...read more

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9781594160837 | Westholme Pub Llc, July 29, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: When World War I began in August 1914, the airplane had already proven its worth as an intelligence gathering "eye-in-the-sky.

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Product Description: Having established its SPAD VII as the most effective French fighter of 1916, the Societé Pour l'Aviation at ses Dérivés strove to improve the model with a 220hp Hispano Suiza 8B engine and two machine guns. Despite initial teething troubles with the new engine, by mid-1918 the SPAD XIII had taken its place as the principal fighter of both France and the US...read more

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9781846034329 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Having established its SPAD VII as the most effective French fighter of 1916, the Societé Pour l'Aviation at ses Dérivés strove to improve the model with a 220hp Hispano Suiza 8B engine and two machine guns.

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Product Description: The 1st Pursuit Group claimed more enemy kills than any other Group in the United States Air Service in World War I, partly thanks to 'ace of aces', Eddie Rickenbacker, and balloon-busting ace, Frank Luke, both of whom also earned the Medal of Honor...read more

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9781846033094 | Osprey Pub Co, June 17, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The 1st Pursuit Group claimed more enemy kills than any other Group in the United States Air Service in World War I, partly thanks to 'ace of aces', Eddie Rickenbacker, and balloon-busting ace, Frank Luke, both of whom also earned the Medal of Honor.

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Product Description: This is the history of the best Allied fighter-destroyer of World War 1 and the pilots who flew it. Nicknamed "Biff" by the pilots, the Bristol F2 Fighter enjoyed extraordinary success over the Western Front in the final 18 months of the war...read more
By Harry Dempsey (illustrator), Jon Guttman and Tony Holmes (editor)

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9781846032011 | Osprey Pub Co, September 18, 2007, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This is the history of the best Allied fighter-destroyer of World War 1 and the pilots who flew it.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By Jon Guttman and Tony Holmes (editor)

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9781841768779 | Osprey Pub Co, July 30, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a means of providing a stationary observation platform above the battlefield during World War I.

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Product Description: This book traces the combat history of the most famous and highest-scoring fighter group in France's World War I Aviation Militaire. Groupe de Combat 12 boasted the highest-scoring Allied fighter pilot, René Fonck, and France's most celebrated hero of the air, Georges Guynemer...read more
By Jon Guttman and Tony Holmes (editor)

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9781841767536 | Osprey Pub Co, November 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This book traces the combat history of the most famous and highest-scoring fighter group in France's World War I Aviation Militaire.

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Product Description: This book tells the story of one of World War I's most famous squadrons, Spa. 124 - the only French squadron made up entirely of American volunteers (save for the commander and executive officer.) Organised in April 1916, the group was successively dubbed the Escadrille Americaine, Escadrille des Volontaires and finally the Escadrille Lafayette...read more
By Jon Guttman and Tony Holmes (editor)

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9781841767529 | Osprey Pub Co, September 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This book tells the story of one of World War I's most famous squadrons, Spa.

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Product Description: This book is all about last stands and grand gestures in the face of daunting odds, and all at sea, where there is no safe hiding place, no cover but the sea itself - and who can trust the sea? But sailors are not afraid to fight on it, and in this exciting collection of true stories every kind of naval tactic, aggressive, defensive, piratical, suicidal, in force of numbers or alone, is explored in the fourteen unlinked episodes...read more

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9781898799771 | Rigel, July 31, 2004, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This book is all about last stands and grand gestures in the face of daunting odds, and all at sea, where there is no safe hiding place, no cover but the sea itself - and who can trust the sea?

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9780304350858 | Cassell, March 1, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This book is all about last stands and grand gestures in the face of daunting odds, and all at sea, where there is no safe hiding place, no cover but the sea itself - and who can trust the sea?

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Product Description: This book details the exploits of the pilots who flew the hugely successful SPAD XIII and the trickier SPAD XII. Built in response to the combat inadequacies of the SPAD VII, the XIII first entered service with the French Aviation Militaire in late 1917...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841763163 | Osprey Pub Co, April 1, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This book details the exploits of the pilots who flew the hugely successful SPAD XIII and the trickier SPAD XII.

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Product Description: Built by the 'Société Anonyme Pour l'Aviation et ses Dérivés', (SPAD), the SPAD VII was the first successful fighting scout design to emerge from the company that had traded as Duperdussin pre-war. Flown 'from the off' by aces Paul Sauvage and Georges Guynemer, the scouts made an immediate impression...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jon Guttman and Tony Holmes (editor)

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9781841762227 | Osprey Pub Co, August 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Built by the 'Société Anonyme Pour l'Aviation et ses Dérivés', (SPAD), the SPAD VII was the first successful fighting scout design to emerge from the company that had traded as Duperdussin pre-war.

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Product Description: With fighter planes it can be as simple as this: those with the better aircraft generally win. Take a look at the fighters and their firsts, from the beginning of air combat in World War One through World War Two's dogfights and blitzkriegs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781854094438 | Cassell, October 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: With fighter planes it can be as simple as this: those with the better aircraft generally win.

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Product Description: The National Historic Society has compiled thirty-two great commanders that are arranged chronologically from Kadesh to Pusan. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles and pictorial device, 320 pages. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jon Guttman (editor) and National Historical Society (other contributor)

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9780865738607 | Creative Pub Intl, November 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The National Historic Society has compiled thirty-two great commanders that are arranged chronologically from Kadesh to Pusan.

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Product Description: A collection of 14 true stories, taken from 400 years of war, of how crews and warships battled against overwhelming odds, only to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Examples include the sinking of armed raiders by a US merchant in 1942, and Japanese resistance off Bali in 1942...read more

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9781854092403 | Arms & Armour, March 1, 1996, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A collection of 14 true stories, taken from 400 years of war, of how crews and warships battled against overwhelming odds, only to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

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