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By Martin O'Connor

This e-book is the results of decades of private learn and several other journeys abroad by means of Marty OConnor, and culminated in what's arguably the definitive paintings as regards to Austro-Hungarian aces. The writing during this publication is neither eloquent nor poetic, however the details is important. OConnor offers a biographical define of every ace recognized in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, together with the variety of victories (and the victory lists of a number of significant aces), any own heritage to be had at the pilot in query and as a lot postwar info as attainable. the place no info exists concerning things like a pilots birthplace, photograph, or postwar career, OConnor particularly makes word of it so the reader is left with out query marks. numerous appendices hint important info corresponding to destinations of airfields, maps of conflict components and colour schemes of many aces planes.

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