Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

By (author) Franks, Norman L. R.; Illustrated by Dempsey, Harry

The Sopwith Pup was the forerunner of the hugely successful Sopwith Camel, which duly became the most successful fighter of World War 1. The first proper British fighting scout, the first Pups - the Royal Naval Air Service - arrived on the Western Front in 1916. Although regarded as a 'nice' aeroplane to fly, pilots who used it in combat gained much success during the first half of 1917. The Royal Flying Corps also used the Pup from January 1917 onwards, with the final combats with the machine occurring in December of that year. This book describes the combat careers of the successful Pup aces, how they flew and how they fought.

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[目次]

  • Origins of the Pup/With the RNAS in 1916/RNAS and RC in 'Bloody April'/Summer 1917/Autumn 1917/Appendices

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書名 Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1
著作者等 Dempsey, Harry
Franks, Norman L. R.
シリーズ名 Aircraft of the Aces 67
出版元 Osprey Publishing
刊行年月 2012.11.20
ページ数 96p
ISBN 9781782007272
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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