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Description - Groupe De Combat 12 by Jon Guttman

This book traces the combat history of the most famous and highest-scoring fighter group in France's World War I Aviation Militaire. Groupe de Combat 12 boasted the highest-scoring Allied fighter pilot, Rene Fonck, and France's most celebrated hero of the air, Georges Guynemer. Its ranks included numerous other famous aces, such as Rene's Dorme, Alfred Heurteaux, Albert Deullin, and American volunteers Edwin Parsons and Frank L. Baylies. Additionally, Guynemer was instrumental in developing France's premier series of fighter planes, the SPAD VII, XII, XIII and XVII.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841767536
ISBN-10: 1841767530
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jon Guttman

A resident of Leesburg, Virginia, Jon Guttman is senior editor, research director and contributing writer for Primedia Enthusiast Publications. Specialising in World War I aviation, he has written eight titles in the past, including Aircraft of the Aces 39: 'SPAD VII Aces of World War I' and Aircraft of the Aces 47: 'SPAD XII/XIII Aces of World War II'. Harry Dempsey has been passionate about World War I aviation for over 30 years, producing the most technically accurate artwork on the subject. He has illustrated every one of the World War I books in the Aircraft of the Aces series to date.

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