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RECOLLECTIONS OF THE GREAT WAR IN THE AIR,
McConnell, James, Pen & Sword, 2013, new (soft cover), see photo, author enlisted as a US volunteer in the French
Flying Corps, he was part of the Lafayette Escadrille. This memoir is based on his account, photos,
$10.00 RED AIR FIGHTER, von Richthofen, Manfred, Arno, 1972, f/f, reprint,
see photo, autobiography, shot down 80 allied aircraft,
photos, 140 pgs. $19.95 RED BARON, Ulanoff, Stanley (editor), Air Combat Classic, 1969, vg/vg, see photo,
biography of Manfred von Richtofen, photos & illustrations (including 3-views), 241 pgs.
$15.00 RED BARON COMBAT WING, Kilduff, Peter, Arms &
Armour, 1997, new, see photo, the 4 sqdns. of JG-1 to the end of the war,
victory list, photos, 288 pgs. $24.95 RED KNIGHT OF GERMANY, Gibbons, Floyd, Garden City,
1927, vg, see scan, von Richthofen, incl. victory
list, 383 pgs. $15.00 RESULTS OF AIR RAIDS ON GERMANY, CARRIED OUT BY BRITISH AIRCRAFT, Jan. 1st - Sept. 30, 1918,
Naval & Military Press, 2004, soft cover, combed binding, see photo, reprint of
confidential British Intelligence report on the effects of air raids covering the period 1st January to 30th September 1918.
The introduction affirms that: ‘Though material damage is as yet slight when compared with moral effect'. 54 pgs.
$15.00 RICHTHOFEN - BEYOND THE LEGEND OF THE RED BARON, Kilduff, Peter, John Wiley & Sons,
1993, new (soft cover), see photo, traces German fighter aviation that Richthofen developed, photos,
256 pgs. $15.00 RICHTHOFEN JAGDSTAFFEL AHEAD,
McManus, Peter, Grub St., 2008, new, see photo,RFC fighter pilots out-performed & out-gunned
over the Western Front, 1917, 200 color & b/w images & photos, artwork by John Batchelor, 224 pgs.
$10.00 RICHTHOFEN THE RED KNIGHT OF THE AIR,
Sykes, Claud, Cerberus, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, Even in death Richthofen has created a myth
not least in the way he met his final end. Many stories have been written concerning this event with a number of people claiming
the credit for shooting him down. Extensive research has amassed convincing evidence that should provide the final word.
photos, 192 pgs.
RITTMEISTER - A BIOGRAPHY OF MANFRED von RICHTHOFEN ,
Wilberg, Jim (author) & Anderson, Steve (artist), 1st World Publisher, 2007, new, soft cover, von Richthofen's image as a modern knight of the air propelled him to a legendary hero status in Germany during the war, empasis on 32 early photographs of von Richthofen & 32 color illustrations, 120 pgs.
ROLL OF HONOUR ROYAL FLYING CORPS AND ROYAL AIR FORCE FOR THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918, Williamson, H.J., Naval & Military Press,
1992, f/f, see scan, Lists names with rank, year of death, and whether RAF or RFC, separate section of names (with squadron, age, next of kin) from Arras Memorial, which records those who had no known grave. Includes some casualties from 1919–20.
270 pgs. $35.00 ROLAND AIRCRAFT OF WWI, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2014, new (soft cover), see scan,
aircraft designed & built by L.F.G. roland, 390 photos (b&w + 9 in color), 50 color profiles, line
drawings (1/48 scale), 206 pgs.
$49.95 ROVERS OF THE NIGHT SKY, Harvey, W.J. Greenhill, 1984, vg (some spotting on cover), soft cover, see scan,
originally published in 1919 under the pseudonym "Night Hawk", this is the author's
account of night flying and bombing operations in World War I, 204 pgs.
$12.00 ROYAL FLYING CORPS: BORDEN TO TEXAS TO BEAMSVILLE,
Chajkowski, William, Boston Mills Press, 1979, vg/vg, see photo, outlines the beginnings of military aviation in Canada, the first
aircraft factory in Canada, first airfield and the establishment of pilot training activities for British,
Canadian & American cadets, many photographs illustrate aspects of the training program, 128 pgs.
$22.00 ROYAL FLYING CORPS COMMUNIQUES, 1915-1916, Cole, Christopher (editor), Tom Donovan, 1990, new, see photo,
British RFC/RAF issued official weekly communiques beginning in July 1915, arranged chronologically
by week, they covered all air operations on the Western Front, the comprehensive coverage includes sorties
flown, damage inflicted on the Germans, air combats, losses, all with many lists of aircrew involved, photos,
$29.00 ROYAL FLYING CORPS COMMUNIQUES,1917-1918, Bowyer, Chaz (editor), Grub St., 1998, new, see photo,
Jan,.'17 to Mar, '18, fills
in the gap left by two previously published volumes, 258 pgs.
$32.95 ROYAL FLYING CORPS IN FRANCE, FROM MONS TO THE SOMME, Barker, Ralph, Constable, 1994, vg/vg,
signed by author,
see photo, covers the scout pilots & observer's role in
the battles, photos, 237 pgs.
$28.95 ROYAL FLYING CORPS -IMAGES OF WAR ,
Smith, Alistar, Pen & Sword, 2012, new (soft cover), see photo,
Selected images from three different Royal Flying Corps albums, photographs include training in Canada
& at Tangmere, large variety of different aircraft featured, as well as images of pilots and officers,
$10.00 ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE, THE Treadwell & Wood(compilers), Tempus, 1999, new, see scan,
soft cover, RNAS, a photo history, Images of Aviation series, 220 captioned black & white
photographs, provides initially a brief account of the RNAS up to amalgamation with the RFC
into the RAF, covers the early years, war at sea & on land, lighter than air dirigibles,
some of the personalities, 128 pgs.
$15.00 ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE PILOT 1914-18
Barber, Mark, Osprey, 2010, new, soft cover, see photo, examines the World War I recruitment, training & experiences of RNAS pilots, including their support of RFC units engaged on the Western Front,
photos, illustrations by Adam Hook, 64 pgs.
$13.00 ROYAL PRUSSIAN JAGDSTAFFEL 30, Schmaling & Bock, Aeronaut, 2014, new (pictorial cover),
this is the first time German authors have written a book translated into English about WW1 German fighter pilots,
anecdotes & photos showing the personality of these young warriors in addition to the detailed discussion of their combats. Maps and original documents are included, along with the flight log of one of the acting commanding officers. Extensive excerpts of the Jasta 30 war diary are included along with a list of pilots who served with the unit, a list of aircraft by type & serial number that served with Jasta 30,
$39.95 RUMPLER AIRCRAFT OF WW I, Herris, Jack, Aeronaut, 2014, new (soft cover),
370 photos, 53 color profiles, production quantities and serial numbers of aircraft, and aircraft dimensions and performance specifications,
RUSSIAN ACES OF WORLD WAR I, Kulikov, Victor, Osprey Aircraft of the Aces #111,
claimed more than 200 Austro-Hungarian & German aircraft shot down, flew French Nieuport scouts & Spad VIIs, photographs, color profiles,
$15.00 RUTLAND OF JUTLAND, Young, Desmond, Cassell, 1963, vg/vg,
see photo, biography of Squadron-commander F.J. Rutland
served in RNAS during WW I, reported fleet positions in the Battle of Jutland, photos, 191 pgs.
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