Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-1918 by Martin O'Connor
By Martin O'Connor
This publication is the results of a long time of non-public learn and several other journeys in a foreign country by way of Marty OConnor, and culminated in what's arguably the definitive paintings with regards to Austro-Hungarian aces. The writing during this ebook is neither eloquent nor poetic, however the details is precious. OConnor supplies a biographical define of every ace recognized in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, together with the variety of victories (and the victory lists of a number of significant aces), any own heritage on hand at the pilot in query and as a lot postwar info as attainable. the place no info exists concerning things like a pilots birthplace, photograph, or postwar career, OConnor in particular makes notice of it so the reader is left without query marks. numerous appendices hint important info akin to destinations of airfields, maps of conflict parts and colour schemes of many aces planes.
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