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British Fighter Units Airwar14
BEF Western Front 1914-1916
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by: Stephen T. Lawson [ JACKFLASH ]

Before there were single seat fighters. These were developed to answer the threat of enemy aircraft by intercepting them and preventing them from reporting back with photos and information on German troop movements in 1914-1916.

Digging back to 1978 we come across one of the better references designed for the amature historian and modeler on the subject of early British aviation units. The author is Mr. Alex Revell and its is still available on Amazon. This book lends to accurate and well written historical text but also includes the organizational facts on the first units by tables in the appendices.

British Fighter Units: Western Front 1914-1916 Airwar 14
Paperback monograph: 48 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (July 15, 1978)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0850452853
Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 7.2 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces.

Originally it sold for $5.25 in 1978.

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Highs: A large amount of details and a good introduction to the subject in a streamlined format.
Lows: This work is basic in nature due to the subject matter and is only a starting place for expanded studies.
Verdict: It is an impressive reference and has stood the test of time well.
Percentage Rating
  Scale: N/A
  Mfg. ID: ISBN-13: 978-0850452853
  Suggested Retail: $3.75 - 17.91
  Related Link: Amazon
  PUBLISHED: Oct 20, 2013
  NATIONALITY: United Kingdom

About Stephen T. Lawson (JackFlash)

I was building Off topic jet age kits at the age of 7. I remember building my first WWI kit way back in 1964-5 at the age of 8-9. Hundreds of 1/72 scale Revell and Airfix kits later my eyes started to change and I wanted to do more detail. With the advent of DML / Dragon and Eduard I sold off my ...

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