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By Terry C Treadwell

'The First Air warfare' covers the struggle from the 1st tentative acts of aggression within the air in 1914 to the employment of huge air strength by way of the war's finish. topics lined comprise the early makes an attempt to arm airplane, the Zeppelin raids, the looks of fighter 'aces', the early employment of carrier-based plane, the improvement of the heavy bomber and of evening flying, and the production of the Royal Air strength - the world's first self sufficient air arm - in 1918.

'The First Air struggle' doesn't limit its scope to the Western entrance - additionally coated are air operations within the heart East and critical Europe, the air assaults on British and German cities and towns, and the operations of the RAF in Russia in 1918 - 1919.

The booklet contains a variety of formerly unpublished photos from a number of old information, all of that are followed via explanatory captions.

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Gen. F. W. Ramsey 7th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles 1st Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers 8th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 9th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers 49th Infantry Brigade – Brig. Gen. P. Leveson-Gower 7th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 8th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 7th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers 8th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers 36th (Ulster) Division – Maj. Gen. O. S. W. Nugent 107th Infantry Brigade – Brig. Gen. W. N. Withycombe 8th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles (East Belfast Volunteers) 9th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles (West Belfast Volunteers) 10th Bn.

Clemson 11th Bn. Queen’s Regiment 26th Bn. Royal Fusiliers 32nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers 21st Bn. King’s Royal Rifle Corps X Corps – Lt. Gen. Sir Thomas Morland 23rd Division – Maj. Gen. J. M. Babington 68th Infantry Brigade – Brig. Gen. G. N. Colville 10th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers 11th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers 12th Bn. Durham Light Infantry 13th Bn. Durham Light Infantry 69th Infantry Brigade – Brig. Gen. T. S. Lambert 11th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment 8th Bn. Green Howards 9th Bn. Green Howards 10th Bn.

B. D. Baird 11th Bn. Cheshire Regiment 8th Bn. Border Regiment 2nd Bn. South Lancashire Regiment 8th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment New Zealand Division – Maj. Gen. Sir Andrew Russell 1st New Zealand Brigade – Brig. Gen. E. H. B. Brown 1st Bn. Auckland Regiment 1st Bn. Canterbury Regiment 1st Bn. Otago Regiment 1st Bn. Wellington Regiment 2nd New Zealand Brigade – Brig. Gen. W. G. Braithwaite 2nd Bn. Auckland Regiment 2nd Bn. Canterbury Regiment 2nd Bn. Otago Regiment 2nd Bn. Wellington Regiment 3rd New Zealand Brigade – Brig.

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