Above the Trenches. A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-1920. (with Supplement volume). Christopher SHORES, Norman Franks, Russell Guest.

Above the Trenches. A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-1920. (with Supplement volume).

London: Grub Street, (1990),

First Editions. quarto, blue paper boards in pictorial dust jacket. (400) and (ii), 62pp. Grub Street, Item #29146

Extensively illustrated. The great bulk of the book is devoted to over 800 biographies of individual scout pilots,with introductory notes providing, in the majority of case, place and date of birth, previous military service, decorations and post war career. The biographies include a full list of all claims made, by date, time, type and location, together with the serial and type of scout flown to achieve the claim and a note of the authors' sources. Along with a list of aces amongst gunners, bomber and Corps pilots. Along with: Supplement to Above the Trenches - A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-20 which was published in 1990. Twelve additional aces have been added along with amendments and additions to nearly 500 biographies along with 67 new photos. Both volumes in very fine condition, the first volems has a small touch of foxing to top edge of text block.

Price: $95.00