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Albatros Aces of World War 1 Part 1
Franks, Norman
ISBN: 9781855329607
Osprey Pub Co  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 100 photos, 62 color profiles, 22 1/72 scale drawings. ACE32. The Albatros family of fighters were amongst the most effective aircraft employed by the Idlfieg (Imperial German Air Service) for much of World War 1, with the D.III and D.Va being flown by most of the 363 pilots who qualified as aces at some point in their often brief careers. The Albatros was the scourge of the RFC on the Western Front in 1916-17, with pilots of the calibre of von Richthofen, Boelke and Schleich cutting swathes through their opponents. Well over 4000 Albatros scouts were built between 1916 and 1918, and they were also extensively used by the Austro-Hungarians against Russian, Italian and British aircraft until war's end. Contents: Western Front, Albatros D V and D Va, The Fighert Groups, Appendices.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004516  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Albatros Aces of World War 1 Part 2
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781846031793
Osprey Pub Co  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE077. From September 1916 until late 1918, biplanes from the Albatros firm formed the primary equipment of Germany's fighter forces. Starting with, the D I of 1916, these aircraft underwent a continuous programme of development and production to the D Va of late 1917. Albatros fighters reached their zenith of deadly efficiency in the spring of 1917, when the Albatros D III took a heavy toll of Allied aircraft. Nearly every one of the 81 Jagdstaffeln, or fighter squadrons, operated one or more types of highly decorated Albatros aircraft at some point in their history. This book is a follow-up to "Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 32 World War 1 - Albatros Aces", and provides a look at the design and production of the Albatros series. It also details the careers of some of the war's best known and lesser-known aces. The exploits of such luminaries as Ernst Udet, Max Muller, Karl-Emil Schafer and Julius Buckler are recounted through their own first-hand accounts, rare archival photography and superb colour artwork.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006124  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Austro-Hungarian Albatros Aces of World War 1
Varriale, Paolo
ISBN: 9781849087476
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE110. Austro-Hungarian industry produced a series of poor fighter types such as the Phonix 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 Albatrosen, the Oeffag aircraft were far more robust than German D IIs and D IIIs. They also displayed superior speed, climb, manoeuvrability and infinitely safer flight characteristics. The careful cross-checking of Allied sources with Austrian and German records form the basis for a detailed reconstruction of the dogfights fought by the leading aces. It will also chart the careers of the Austro-Hungarian aces that flew the D II and D III, their successes and their defeats, with additional information about their personal background and their post-war lives in the nations born from the collapse of the Hapsburg Empire.  As New
Price: $23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006541  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781841768779
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 100+ photos, 48 color profiles. ACE66. 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. Contents: A Not-So-Easy Target (development of the kite balloon), The Art of Balloon Busting (anti-balloon measures and weapons, 1914-1917), Balloon Fever (the aces and their exploits, 1916-1918), Exuent Omnes (the eclipse of balloon observation and of the balloon buster, 1918-45), Appendices: Aces's Scores (including balloons destroyed in a single sortie).  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007864  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Brandenburg D.I
Meindl, Karl; Scheeder, W.
ISBN: 1891268015
Flying Machines Pr Stratford, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1997 
 Soft Cover New book, 70 pages. This high quality publication is a highly detailed study of the Brandenburg D.I. Featuring 190+ rare photos, 33 colour illustrations and 6 pages of scale drawings, this book is an essential reference for any scale modeller of avaition historian.  As New
Price: $39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002142  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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British Airships 1905-30
Castle, Ian
ISBN: 9781846033872
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG155. At a time when German U-Boats were ruthlessly attacking the maritime convoys engaged in bringing essential supplies to British shores, British airships played a vital role in neutralizing this danger and were crucial in enabling Britain to eventually emerge victorious. In 1907 the British Army built the military's first airship, and at the outbreak of World War I there were a total of seven airships under control of the Admiralty, hunting U-Boats from the skies. This book reveals the fascinating story of the cat and mouse duel between the airship and another pioneering form of technology - the submarine. Detailed cut-away drawings reveal the design and development of the airship, during and after the war, whilst full-color illustrations depict the airship in dramatic action shots. A tragic accident in 1930 brought the airship's military service to an end, resulting in a tiny window in which they were used and little acknowledgement over the years. Ian Knight gives deserved attention to an aeronautical wonder that for a short amount of time played a crucial service to the defense of Britain.   As New
Price: $16.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007226  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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De Havilland Aircraft of World War I: Volume 1: D.H.1 - D.H.4
Colin Owers
ISBN: 1891268171
Flying Machines Pr Stratford, Connecticut, U.S.A. 2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 70 pages. This high quality publication is a highly detailed study of the De Haviland DH1, DH1A, DH2, DH3 and DH4. Featuring 160+ rare photos, 44 colour illustrations and 21 pages of scale drawings, this book is an essential reference for any scale modeller of avaition historian.  As New
Price: $54.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003991  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II: Western Front 1916
Miller, James
ISBN: 9781849087049
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE42. The advent and deployment of the Royal Flying Corps' Airco DH 2 in 1916 effectively eliminated the 'scourge' of aerial dominance enjoyed by the Fokker Eindecker monoplanes. Spearheaded by No 24 Sqn and led by Victoria Cross recipient Lanoe Hawker, the ungainly yet nimble DH 2 - with its rotary engine 'pusher' configuration affording excellent visibility and eliminating the need for a synchronised machine gun - had wrested air superiority from the Germans by the spring and then maintained it through the Battle of the Somme that summer. However, by autumn German reorganisation had seen the birth of the Jagdstaffel and arrival of the new Albatros D II, a sleek inline-engined machine built for speed and twin-gun firepower. Thus, for the remainder of the year an epic struggle for aerial superiority raged above the horrors of the Somme battlefields, pitting the manoeuvrable yet under-gunned DH 2s - which were also plagued by sundry engine malfunctions - against the less nimble yet better armed and faster Albatros D IIs. In the end the Germans would regain air superiority, three squadron commanders - two of whom were considered pinnacles of their respective air forces - would lose their lives, and an up-and-coming pilot (Manfred von Richthofen) would triumph in a legendary dogfight and attain unimagined heights fighting with tactics learned from a fallen mentor.   As New
Price: $20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006530  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Dolphin and Snipe Aces of World War 1
Franks, Norman
ISBN: 9781841763170
Osprey Pub Co  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 107 photos, 52 color profiles, 10 1/48 scale drawings. ACE48. This book focuses on the combat careers of the last of the famous Sopwith fighters to enter service during World War 1, the Dolphin and the Snipe, both of which were built on the strong scouting heritage of the Pup and Camel. The Dolphin featured the unique negative-staggered biplane wing arrangement, which provided the pilot with the best possible tactical view forward for seeking out his enemy. Used extensively on the Western Front, the Dolphin proved very effective in combat, with a substantial number of British aces scoring kills with the fighter. The Snipe was built as the successor of the highly successful Camel, and entered service with the fledgling Royal Air Force in the summer of 1918. Although seeing just a few months of action before the Armistice, the Snipe nevertheless proved its superiority over virtually all other fighters.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007546  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Early German Aces of World War I
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841769974
Osprey Pub Co  2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE73. The Fokker Eindecker (monoplane) started the true age of fighter aviation. With the development of its revolutionary synchronised machine gun system, the Eindecker caused consternation in the ranks of Allied airmen as its pilots began to reap a grim harvest of victims in 1915. The exploits of aces like Max Immelmann and Oswald Boelke became legendary on both sides of the front, and they received the adulation of the German public, along with such honours as the first awards of the Orden Pour le Mérite (the 'Blue Max') to airmen. These men created the tactics and principles of German fighter aviation as they did so. By the final months of 1916, the monoplanes had been replaced by the next generation of biplane fighters from Fokker and Halberstadt flying together in new fighter formations - the Jagdstaffeln. This book charts the successes of the 'lone hunters' of 1915 until their eventual replacement. Contents: Introduction, Chapter 1:The Development of the Flying Gun, Chapter 2:The ‘Fokker Scourge’, Chapter 3: Turning Point over the Somme, Chapter 4: The Birth of the Jagdstaffeln, Chapter 5: Forgotten Fronts.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007569  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1: Part 1
Franks, Norman
ISBN: 9781841765334
Osprey Pub Co  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 100+ photos, 61 color profiles, 5 scale drawings. ACE53. Designed in a great rush at the end of 1917 just in time to take part in the German standard fighter competition held in January/February 1918, the D VII easily walked away with first prize. As Germanys premier fighter unit, von Richthofens JG I (led by Hermann Göring in the wake of the 'Red Baron's' recent death) received the first examples of the D VII to reach the frontline in late April. Built to oppose the new generation of French SPAD XIIIs and British SE5a's and Camel fighters, the D VII was arguably the best all-round fighting scout of the Great War.   As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002565  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1: Part 2
Franks, Norman; VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841767291
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE063. This book covers Fokker D VII aces from the four elite Jagdgeschwadern of the German army, and this follow-on volume charts the story of the many aces who flew the famed fighter in other units committed to combat in the final months of World War 1. D VII operations covered the entire Western Front, from the North Sea to the Swiss border. In the latter half of 1918 the Fokker was not only the mainstay of the army Jagdstaffeln, but also the most potent fighter flown by home defence Kests and the pilots of the German navy in Flanders. The D VII easily proved the equal of the many British, French, Belgian and American aircraft it met in combat, and served in such roles as day bomber interceptor, 'balloon buster' and nightfighter. Though handicapped by a lack of fuel and other supplies as the German war machine fell apart, aces such as Sachsenberg, Degelow and Rumey utilised the D VII to rack up impressive scores against consistently superior odds.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007384  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker V5/Dr.1
Schuster, Wolfgang; Engels, Achim Sven
ISBN: 0764304003
Schiffer Pub Ltd Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 51 pages. Detailed look at the Fokker V5/Dr.1 fighter plane. Includes 90 photos, illustrations and scale drawings, plus specifications.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002124  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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German Airships
Nowarra, H. J.
ISBN: 0887401996
Schiffer Pub Ltd Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1989 
 Soft Cover New book, 53 pages. Detailed look at the history of German Airships, from the 19th century until the 1930's. Includes 105 photos, illustrations and scale drawings, plus specifications.  As New
Price: $18.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002126  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Groupe de Combat 12, 'Les Cigognes': France's Ace Fighter Group in World War 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781841767536
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU018. 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. Its ranks included numerous other famous aces, such as Rene's Dorme, Alfred Heurteaux, Albert Deullin, and American volunteers Edwin Parsons and Frank L. Baylies. Additionally, Guynemer was instrumental in developing France's premier series of fighter planes, the SPAD VII, XII, XIII and XVII.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006014  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Italian Aces of World War 1
Varriale, Paolo
ISBN: 9781846034268
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 104 pages, ACE89. The Italian aces of World War One have gone down in history as the irrefutable masters of the skies in the battle against their Austro-Hungarian enemies. In this often forgotten theatre of warfare these remarkable pilots gave the Italian forces an undisputed air superiority and left an enduring legacy as extraordinary men. Having interviewed the descendants of almost every Italian ace from the Great War, Paolo Varriale uncovers these fighters’ incredible and sometimes tragic histories. Years of painstaking research has culminated in this truly groundbreaking study which brings to life the exploits of such famous aces as Baracca, Ruffo and Piccio, and the lesser known Riva, Sabelli and Nardini. Letters, diaries and unpublished photographs shed light on previously unknown personal and unit insignia, exposing many myths and making this a commanding addition to the aviation history of World War One. Contents: Introduction, Chapter 1 - Italian fighters at War, Chapter 2 - Italian rules for victory confirmation, Chapter 3 - Biographies of the Aces, Appendices.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006557  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Jagdgeschwader Nr II Geschwader 'Berthold
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841767277
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU019. After struggling with inadequate supplies of aircraft and matériel, the veteran pilots of the Geschwader would go on to enjoy incredible successes against French and American opponents in September 1918. Aces who flew the famous blue-fuselaged Fokkers of JG II included such stalwarts as Josef Veltjens (35 kills), Georg von Hantelmann (25 kills), Franz Büchner (40 kills) and Ulrich Neckel (30 kills). This volume contains many first-hand accounts by these and other notable aces, which reveal the esprit de corps and camaraderie these airmen displayed in their struggles against superior numbers up to the war’s final grim days.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007574  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Jasta 18 - The Red Noses
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781849083355
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU040. The history of Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel (or Jasta) 18 is one of the more unique and complex of German fighter squadrons of World War I. In fact, the unit could be said to have had something of a split personality. Formed in Flanders at the end of October 1916, the Jasta was first commanded by Oblt von Grieffenhagen, who led it to 35 victories in nine months. In August 1917, the aggressive and demanding Oblt Rudolf Berthold took over the Staffel and brought a cadre of seasoned pilots with him from his former command. Berthold molded his new unit into a dedicated group of hunters, and left his stamp on the unit with a striking color scheme of red-nosed Pfalz and Albatros fighters with dark blue fuselage and tail surfaces. This book tells the complete story of the unit: its victories, defeats, and the great aces who flew the red-nosed fighters.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005560  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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K.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe Photo Album 1914-18: Volume 1
Tesar, Petr Aharon
ISBN: 8085957132
REVI Publications Czech Republic 2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 84 pages, 160+ photos, 27 colour profiles. WW1 aviation enthusiasts will find this book an invaluable resource. Packed with rare photographs of the Austo-Hungarian aviation troops, K.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe, and accompanied by high quality colour profiles based on published references, archive records and written accounts. English text.  As New
Price: $51.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004653  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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London 1917-18: The Bomber Bltz
Castle, Ian
ISBN: 9781846036828
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM227. On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers appeared without warning. Twenty-three Gothas had set out to attack London in this first bomber raid, but heavy cloud forced them to target Folkestone and the Shorncliffe army camp instead. It was the start of a new phase of the war aimed at destroying the morale of the British people. London's defences were quickly overhauled to face this new threat, providing the basis for Britain's defence during World War II. This book tells the story of the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007366  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Medal of Honor: Aviators of World War One
Durkota, Alan E.
ISBN: 1891268031
Flying Machines Press  1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 110 pages. The story in words and photos of the eight aviation recipients of the U.S. Medal of Honor in WW I, including Eddie Rickenbacker, Frank Luke, Charles Hamman, and Francis Ormsby. Includes color profiles of their planes.  As New
Price: $37.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003994  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Naval Aces of World War 1 Part 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781849083454
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE097. In the first of a two-part study covering all the naval fighter pilots to achieve ace status during World War I, author and artist Jon Guttman examines the elite members of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). This book covers all of the members of the RNAS who 'made ace'. This second volume will cover the naval Aces from the other participants in the war.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006664  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Nieuport Aces of World War 1
Franks, Norman
ISBN: 9781855329614
Osprey Pub Co  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 100 pages, 113 photos, 40 color profiles, 25 1/72 scale drawings. ACE33. The French Nieuport company provided the Allied air forces with the first true fighter scout of World War 1 in the shape of the diminutive XI of 1915. Based on the Bebe racer, built for the abandoned Gordon-Bennett Trophy of the previous year, the aircraft utilised a sesquiplane (lower wing much smaller than the upper wing) arrangement which gave the XI extreme manoeuvrability. It was the only scout respected by the all-conquering German Fokker E-series of 1915-16, and was flown by French, British, Russian, Belgian and Italian aces. The XI was replaced from May 1916 onwards by the bigger and more powerful XVII. which proved to be one of the best fighters of World War 1. Contents: Setting the scene, British Aces, French Aces, Other Allied Aces, Appendices.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006101  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No 56 Sqn RAF/RFC
Revell, Alex
ISBN: 9781846034282
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU33. By the autumn of 1916, with the formation of the new Jagdstaffeln, the pendulum of aerial supremacy had once again swung in favour of the German Air Force. The battle of the Somme in 1916 saw the RFC suffer losses of nearly 400 aircrew between September and November, and British casualties were to reach a zenith in the ‘Bloody April’ of 1917 when 319 aircrew were lost, killed or taken prisoner of war. This was the situation when No 56 Squadron arrived in France at the end of April 1917. Equipped with the superb new SE 5, it was the first fighter squadron of the RFC to be able to meet the Albatros and Halberstadt fighters of the Jagdstaffeln on equal terms. The squadron’s pilots won an incredible tally of decorations, and by the end of the hostilities many famous fighter pilots had passed through its ranks - Albert Ball VC, Canadian Hank Burden and American Robert Caldwell to name but a few. In this study, Alex Revell uncovers the early days and development of No 56 Squadron, its victories and losses, and the birth of a proud tradition. Contents: Prologue, September 1917, 1 - Early days; 2 - In France; 3 - First successes and casualties; 4 - Summer and Autumn of 1917 - the golden age of air fighting; 5 - The battles of Cambrai and Kaiserschlacht; 6 - New Blood - the summer and autumn of 1918; 7 - The end of the long struggle, Appendices.  As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004621  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No 60 Sqn RFC/RAF
Revell, Alex
ISBN: 9781849083331
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU041. When No 60 Sqn arrived in France in May 1916, partially equipped with the delightfully named Morane Bullet, there were only two dedicated single-seat fighter squadrons on the Western Front. Operating initially as a utility unit, No 60 Sqn's duties were mixed - reconnaissance, fighter patrols and escorts (by one Flight), as well as the landing of spies behind the enemy lines. In the opening weeks of the battles of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the squadron suffered heavy casualties. Its Commanding Officer complained to General Trenchard that this was mainly due to inadequately trained pilots and inferior aircraft. Trenchard withdrew the squadron from frontline duties. During its enforced rest and re-equipment, the observers were posted out, the squadron was re-equipped with Nieuport scouts, and individual pilots, who had shown promise as fighter pilots while flying the few single-seater scouts issued to the two-seater unit, were posted to No 60 Sqn. Chief amongst these was Capt Albert Ball MC who had already claimed 11 victories with No 11 Sqn. During his time with No 60 Sqn, Ball added another 20 victories and was awarded a DSO and Bar. After his death in May 1917, he was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross. With its return to active operations, equipped with the Nieuport, and later the SE 5 and SE 5a, No 60 Sqn rapidly became one of the most successful fighter units of the RFC. Many famous and high scoring pilots were to go through its ranks - Billy Bishop VC, Grid Caldwell, Willie Fry, 'Duke' Meintjes, S F Vincent, J E Doyle, S B Horn, R Chidlaw-Roberts and A W Saunders, to name but a few - and it finished the war with more 320 victories.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006666  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Pusher Aces of World War 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781846034176
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE88. Pusher fighters, designed with the engine at the rear and the machine gun at the front, may have looked ungainly, yet they were able to hold their own remarkably well against their German counterparts. This is the story of the unusual pusher and its many aces, including Lanoe Hawker VC, who formed and led Britain’s first fighter squadron before dying in a ten-minute duel with Manfred von Richtofen, American ‘cowboy’ ace Frederick Libby, third-ranking French ace Charles Nungesser and the aggressive Belgian ace Fernand Jacquet. Packed with colourful artwork of a variety of pusher designs, paint schemes, and camouflage from many different nationalities, this book guides you through the twists and turns of this bizarre yet surprisingly successful fighter during World War 1. Contents; Chapter 1: A Simple Solution; Chapter 2: More Dangerous Than They Looked; Chapter 3: Britain’s First Fighters; Chapter 4: The Fighting ‘Fees’; Appendices: Aces, Squadrons and bases.  As New
Price: $28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003919  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Vol 1 Camouflage and Markings, the Early Years
Khairulin, Marat
ISBN: 9788363678487
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 176 pages. This book describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of Russian military aviation from its early origins up to the Russian exit from World War One. The authors have managed to collect, and in some cases partially reconstruct, the majority of emblems and signs used in Russia during this period by military aviation units. The collected material is presented in a clear and attractive form - colour plates, reconstructed logos, and original photographs from public and private archives. This profusely illustrated book covers all the aircraft used, with brief details of their service use and comprehensive details of the colours and markings they carried. Besides the many photographs, full colour profiles illustrate the markings applied. Detailed colour notes and precise descriptions and illustration of national markings over the period complete a book that will be invaluable to aircraft enthusiasts, historians and modellers.  As New
Price: $76.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007875  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Vol 1 Camouflage and Markings, the Early Years
Khairulin, Marat
ISBN: 9788363678487
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 176 pages. This book describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of Russian military aviation from its early origins up to the Russian exit from World War One. The authors have managed to collect, and in some cases partially reconstruct, the majority of emblems and signs used in Russia during this period by military aviation units. The collected material is presented in a clear and attractive form - colour plates, reconstructed logos, and original photographs from public and private archives. This profusely illustrated book covers all the aircraft used, with brief details of their service use and comprehensive details of the colours and markings they carried. Besides the many photographs, full colour profiles illustrate the markings applied. Detailed colour notes and precise descriptions and illustration of national markings over the period complete a book that will be invaluable to aircraft enthusiasts, historians and modellers.  As New
Price: $76.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007876  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Salmson Aircraft of World War I
Davilla, James J.; Owers, Colin A.; Guttman, Jon S.
ISBN: 1891268163
Flying Machines Pr Stratford, Connecticut, U.S.A. 2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 118 pages. The Salmson 2A2 was one of the most important aircraft of the First World War. It was flown extensively by the French and Americans during the war and by many other countries after the war. This book is the first to cover this classic French reconnaissance and observation plane and is packed with more than 200 photos and many little-known details of its design and combat history. The book also features chapters on all other WWI Salmson aircraft before and after the 2A2. It includes 23 all-new color illustrations showing unit and camouflage markings, as well as all-new five-view drawings to standard modelers' scales of 1/48 and 1/72 covering the S.M.1 and Salmsons 3, 4, and 7, in addition to the 2A2.   As New
Price: $84.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002505  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SE 5a vs Albatros D V: Western Front 1917-18
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781846034718
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE20. 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. The Albatros D V, a sleeker development of the deadly D III of 'Bloody April' notoriety, proved to be more disappointing as it suffered a rash of lower wing failures. Nevertheless, Albatrosen remained the most numerically important fighters available when the Germans launched their final offensive on March 21 1918. Despite its shortcomings, German tactics and skill made the Albatros D V a dangerous foe that SE 5a pilots dismissed at their peril. This title tells the story of the design and development of these two fighters and concludes with their dramatic fights in the last year of World War I.   As New
Price: $24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005595  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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