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I m not very knowledgeable in the topic of WWI aviation, so I can t speak to the accuracy of the book one way or another, but boy, this was a great read It tells the stories of many aces on both sides of the conflict, describing aerial battles, areoplane evolution, and is full of pictures, photographs and illustrations It truly was a different era, when pilots would wave to each other while in the air and send condolences to enemy fallen aces A very nice edition, and not too wordy or detail I m not very knowledgeable in the topic of WWI aviation, so I can t speak to the accuracy of the book one way or another, but boy, this was a great read It tells the stories of many aces on both sides of the conflict, describing aerial battles, areoplane evolution, and is full of pictures, photographs and illustrations It truly was a different era, when pilots would wave to each other while in the air and send condolences to enemy fallen aces A very nice edition, and not too wordy or detailed for a n00b like me 5 stars An excellent overview of the World War I air war and the advances in aviation the war inspired The book boasts a large collection of historical photographs that brings the action, the airplanes and the individual combatants to life. This was a great, fun book It had great photographs, paintings, drawings, anecdotes, and actually quite a lot of information for a relatively short book I ve been reading about WWI aviation since I was a child, yet still I learned quite a bit from this book, particularly about the personalities of some of the aces The book also does a good job of portraying the deteriorating effects of the war upon its famous aces, how many of them suffered from what we would now call PTSD and either flew rec This was a great, fun book It had great photographs, paintings, drawings, anecdotes, and actually quite a lot of information for a relatively short book I ve been reading about WWI aviation since I was a child, yet still I learned quite a bit from this book, particularly about the personalities of some of the aces The book also does a good job of portraying the deteriorating effects of the war upon its famous aces, how many of them suffered from what we would now call PTSD and either flew recklessly and or had to take time away from the war to recuperate The stories of chivalry among some of the pilots such as letting an enemy with a jammed gun fly away with nothingthan a wave provide a striking contrast to the brutality of the war on the ground and, increasingly, in the air This wasfun to read than anything else Filled with tons of pictures and art from WWI It gives great insight in a small amount of words Great for a fast resource as well. One of the better of the Epic of Flight series, it gives you a real feel for the evolution of air warfare that took place of the course of the Great War, with plenty of interesting coverage of the personalities involved, anecdotes, photographs and illustrations Definitely a subject I should readabout. I love this book so much this is the second time I ve read it It has plenty of pictures, is written in an extremely readable fashion, and gives a heart wrenching overview of the air war, with a focus on the notable aces The Red Baron gets a chapter to himself, but also given plenty of attention are Georges Guynemer, Eddie Rickenbacker, Albert Ball, Mick Mannock, and othersall of whom I d like to learnabout pronto This book puts me in a really sad mood, but it s worth it. `Free Epub ☔ Knights of the Air ⇔ In this book from The Epic of Flight Time Life series, WWI provides the stage for a new type of warrior one that fights in the air The book informs readers how aviation underwent a rapid transformation as the opposing forces introduced daring men in their flying machines into the battle