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The Origin of the Fighter Aircraft

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The Emergence of Air-to-Air Combat in World War I
When World War I began in August 1914, the airplane had already proven its worth as an intelligence gathering "eye-in-the-sky." Aircraft soon became indispensable to armies on both sides, and the attempt to drive enemy planes away began in earnest. Local air superiority was incorporated into battlefield strategy, and the us
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 29th 2009 by Westholme Publishing
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Cormac Zoso
Oct 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Again a short review ... there are plenty of in-depth ones online readily available and I'd just be retyping what they've said.

The missing star is for a fairly poor writing style. Sentences are at times incoherent and really this book is a bit of a chore to get through because of it. It is considered an important WW1 aviation book but really, the writing is just not up to a standard that any 'classic' should be saddled with.
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