Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1
Author : Norman Franks
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages : 96
Release : 2012-11-20
ISBN 10 : 9781782006657
ISBN 13 : 1782006656
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1 Book Description:

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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