British Air Forces: 1914-18 v. 1

British Air Forces: 1914-18 v. 1

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This volume details the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service from formation in 1912 until the amalgamation on 1st April 1918. It also covers the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps and Women's Royal Naval Service attached as drivers and mechanics, for example, to the two services. The book covers uniforms and insignia in the UK, on the Western Front and in the Mediterranean and Middle East including a huge number of variations from full dress to working fatigues.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 183.9 x 247.4 x 5.1mm | 597.18g
  • Osprey Publishing
  • Osprey, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 colour & 40 b&w illustrations, bibliography
  • 1841760013
  • 9781841760018
  • 1,378,973

Table of contents

Formation and pre-war years; the RFC and RNAS; women auxiliaries; the Western Front; Mediterranean and Middle East; birth of the RAF.

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About Andrew Cormack

Andrew Cormack took his degree in Modern History from the University of London and then worked briefly for the Imperial War Museum in London. In 1979 he moved to the Royal Air Force Museum and now holds the position of Keeper of Visual Arts, Medals and Uniforms. In 1990 Osprey published his MAA 225, a study of RAF uniforms and flying clothes of the Second World War. Apart from aviation he is a specialist in the British army of the 18th century and sits on the Council of the Society for Army Historical Research.

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