By Martin O'Connor

ISBN-10: 0912173033

ISBN-13: 9780912173030

This ebook is the results of a long time of non-public learn and several other journeys abroad via Marty OConnor, and culminated in what's arguably the definitive paintings with reference to Austro-Hungarian aces. The writing during this ebook is neither eloquent nor poetic, however the info is important. OConnor supplies a biographical define of every ace identified in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, together with the variety of victories (and the victory lists of numerous significant aces), any own historical past on hand at the pilot in query and as a lot postwar details as attainable. the place no info exists concerning things like a pilots birthplace, photograph, or postwar career, OConnor in particular makes notice of it so the reader is left without query marks. numerous appendices hint important info similar to destinations of airfields, maps of conflict components and colour schemes of many aces planes.

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