FIGHTING AIRMAN: The Way of the Eagle by Major Charles J. Biddle

FIGHTING AIRMAN: The Way of the Eagle

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An Air Combat Classic edited by Stanley M. Ulanoff, in this case a republication of American airman Major Charles J. Biddle, who volunteered for service in France previous to America's entry in World War I. He writes of training, of service in Escadrille N. 73 and the Escadrille Lafayette, command in the 13th Aero Squadron and 4th Pursuit Group, A.E.F. The appendix covers Major Biddle's service record, confirmed victories, citations; leading Allied and German aces; a chronological summary of the war; ""Fighter Tactics"" by Captain Albert Deulin translated by then Captain Charles J. Biddle; aircraft specification and data.

Pub Date: Jan. 5th, 1967
Publisher: Doubleday