Item #31914 The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918. Christopher COLE, E F. Cheesman.

The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918.

London: Putnam, (1984),

First Edition. octavo, blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. (x), 486pp. Putnam, Item #31914

A comprehensive account of the work of the British aircraft and aircrews charged with repelling the German day and night raiders of World War I. Chapters on all operations from December, 1914 to August, 1918, Zeppelins, Gothas, Evolution of the Night Fighter, Premature Optimism and Defense Cuts, RAF Home Defense Wings and Squadrons of November, 1918. Index includes aircraft, aerodromes, service formation and units, and people. Extensively illustrated. First two leaves with crease (dog-eared) else very fine.

Price: $65.00