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Title: The Russian Military Air Fleet in World War I - Volume 1: A Chronology, 1910-1917; Volume 2: Victories, Losses, St. George Awards, Romanian and French Awards [Two Volumes Complete]
Description: Published by Schiffer Military History Books, Atglen, Pennsylvania First Edition 2010. Two Volumes. 2010. Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated glazed boards, colour illustrated end papers. 4to 11'' x 8''. Contains 336; 400 printed pages of text with over 600 colour and archive monochrome illustrations, maps and photographs throughout. Volume 1 is a chronology of the development of aeronautics and aviation in Russia beginning in the earliest days and the eventual emergence of the Air Fleet, which is carried through to its dissolution by the Bolsheviks and the beginning of the Red Air Fleet in March 1918. There are also chapters on manufacturers, airmen badges, aviation uniforms, flight helmets, markings, flags and pennants, organisational charts, maps of the Russian and Romanian Fronts, and bibliography. Volume 2, contains chronologies of victories by air and ground fire, losses front and rear, and a list of all those men, Russian, Romanian and French who received the coveted St. George Awards. There are also chapters on Russian, Romanian and French orders and medals, as well as maps of the fronts. Fine condition books in Fine condition dust wrappers, unused and unopened. Heavy set. ISBN 9780764333514


Price: GBP 140.00 = appr. US$ 199.92 Seller: Little Stour Books Books (Member of PBFA)
- Book number: 86851

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