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Three Wings for the Red Baron: Von Richthofen, Strategy, Tactics and Airplanes

Bennett, Leon

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ISBN 10: 1572492139 / ISBN 13: 9781572492134
Published by White Mane Books, Shippensburg, PA
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Three Wings for the Red Baron: Von ...

Publisher: White Mane Books, Shippensburg, PA

Binding: Cloth - Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Details the military strategy of WWI air ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen, also known as the Red Baron, explaining how his Fokker Triplane and his small band of elite pilots were able to best the allies superior biplanes piloted by large numbers of minimally trained pilots. Emphasis is on the aeronautical technology of the time, as well as overall strategy and aviation tactics. Includes b&w photos of airplanes. Bennett is a retired research scientist who worked in biomechanics, fluid mechanics, and aerodynamics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This well-researched book covers new ground in an attempt to understand the technology, strategy, and tactics behind the dramatic World War I dogfights in the skies over Belgium, France, and Germany. Manfred von Richthofen emerges as an important influence on the development of the Luftwaffen.

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