Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1

Paperback $22.95

Osprey Publishing | Feb 25, 2002 | 96 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781841763767

  • Paperback$22.95

    Osprey Publishing | Feb 25, 2002 | 96 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781841763767

  • Ebook$15.95

    Osprey Publishing | Dec 18, 2012 | 96 Pages | 7-1/4 x 9-3/4 | ISBN 9781782008545

Praise

“Those with an interest in the tragedy of the ‘Great War’, its air operations and its southern theater, may be fascinated with Mr. Chant’s history of Austro-Hungary’s airmen who gained the coveted title of ‘Ace.'”
-Fred Boucher, AeroScale (April 2007)

“The book is introduced by an excellent overview of Austro-Hungarian air units, listing unit designators, airfields, commanders and aircraft types; three pages of highly useful information that puts the fi ghter forces within a broad perspective. The text also notes in detail the struggle by the Hapsburg Empire’s Luftfahrtruppen [Air Service] to attain good solid performing fi ghters in the license-built variants of Germany’s famed Albatros D-series. Key points are illustrated by photos that are very fine … Master aviation artist Harry Dempsey’s 32 fullcolor profiles nicely reinforce the photos, depicting a variety of aces’ aircraft and markings … This volume has been a long time in coming, but is well worth the wait. It is recommended highly.”
- Over the Front (Summer 2013)

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