SKY FIGHTERS OF FRANCE : AERIAL WARFARE, 1914-1918.

Farr?, Henry.


£40.00




Arno Press, New York, 1st ed., 1980. Xviii + 143 pp., frontis., + plates. Blue cloth ; gilt title + ills., of 3 planes to front cover ; 23 x 15cm. FINE. Originally published in 1919, this a facsimile English translated edition of Farr's acclaimed personal account of French aerial warfare in the First World War. Chapters cover the author's First Flight ; Night Flying ; On the Road to Nancy ; Bombing Raids ; Night Bombarding ' Autrecourt, near Verdun ' Spring, 1916 ; Partridge ; Observation Flying ; Aerial Photography ; At Dunkerque, March 1916 ; Bombarding of Zeebrugge ; Sea-Aviators ; Torpedoing a Submarine ; At Cachy ; With the Stork Escadrille ; Guynemer &c. The lively text is supported by paintings by the author.


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