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The Resource Death was their co-pilot : aces of the skies, Michael Dörflinger ; translated by Geoffrey Brooks

Death was their co-pilot : aces of the skies, Michael Dörflinger ; translated by Geoffrey Brooks

Label
Death was their co-pilot : aces of the skies
Title
Death was their co-pilot
Title remainder
aces of the skies
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dörflinger ; translated by Geoffrey Brooks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
It was in the First World War that the skies first became a battlefield, with nations seeking to decide military outcomes off the ground. This volume introduces the fighter pilots of World War I, including the infamous 'Red Baron' Manfred von Richthofen. In addition to this iconic flying ace, the author presents the thrilling biographies of numerous others and recounts their exploits and the tragedies they suffered. Likewise, the book illustrates the Great War's historical background and documents the increasing sophistication of aviation technology and warfare
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dörflinger, Michael
Dewey number
940.4/4092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
D600
LC item number
.D67 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Fighter pilots
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Fighter pilots
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Weltkrieg
  • Kampfflieger
Label
Death was their co-pilot : aces of the skies, Michael Dörflinger ; translated by Geoffrey Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in 2014 by GeraMond Verlag GmbH, München, as 'Der Tod fliegt mit'"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: The Beginnings of Military Aviation; Chapter 1 The First Aces; Chapter 2 What is an Ace?; Chapter 3 Jagd-Staffel, Escadrilles and Squadrons; Chapter 4 Organisation and Operations; Chapter 5 The Heroes of the Nation; Chapter 6 Everyday Life at the Squadron; Chapter 7 Knights of the Air; Chapter 8 Fighter Pilots on all Fronts; Chapter 9 Hunters and Fighters; Chapter 10 Those of Whom Too Much Was Asked, and the Unfortunates; Chapter 11 Development of the Fighter Aircraft; Chapter 12 The End; Appendices
Control code
973932915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473859296
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)973932915
Label
Death was their co-pilot : aces of the skies, Michael Dörflinger ; translated by Geoffrey Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in 2014 by GeraMond Verlag GmbH, München, as 'Der Tod fliegt mit'"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: The Beginnings of Military Aviation; Chapter 1 The First Aces; Chapter 2 What is an Ace?; Chapter 3 Jagd-Staffel, Escadrilles and Squadrons; Chapter 4 Organisation and Operations; Chapter 5 The Heroes of the Nation; Chapter 6 Everyday Life at the Squadron; Chapter 7 Knights of the Air; Chapter 8 Fighter Pilots on all Fronts; Chapter 9 Hunters and Fighters; Chapter 10 Those of Whom Too Much Was Asked, and the Unfortunates; Chapter 11 Development of the Fighter Aircraft; Chapter 12 The End; Appendices
Control code
973932915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473859296
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)973932915

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