Austro-Hungarian Albatros Aces of World War 1
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Austro-Hungarian Albatros Aces of World War 1 (Aircraft of the Aces #110)

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Austro-Hungarian industry produced a series of poor fighter types such as the Phönix D I and Hansa-Brandenburg D I during the early stages of the war, and it was not until licence-built examples of the battle-proven Albatros and D II and D III began to reach Fliegerkompagnien, or Fliks, in May 1917 that the fortunes of pilots began to look up.

Unlike the German-built Albat...more
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Published December 18th 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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Aug 05, 2013 KOMET rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Any aficionado of First World War aviation
Given the paucity of information about the fighter aces who flew with the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Army & Navy) during the First World War, this book provides an interesting view of how military aviation in that nation acquitted itself on the various fighting fronts.

In contrast to Germany, France, Italy, and Britain, whose aviation industries under the impetus of war expanded and produced in excess of 100,000 military aircraft, only 4,768 aircraft were approved for use by the Austro-Hungari...more
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