The Great War's Finest series is the first detailed operational history of the German Air Service during the Great War (1914–1918), the first war in the air.
Volume 1 covers in unprecedented detail the creation, organization, and operational history of the Fliegertruppe over the Western Front in 1914. Drawing upon a wide range of rare primary sources, Volume 1 provides the reader with a unique narrative that explains the relationship between German air and ground forces and the Fliegertruppe's dramatic impact on the epic battles of the Western Front in 1914.
Extensive order of battle information and other important data are summarized in the appendices. The Great War's Finest is a landmark contribution to the study of aerial operations during World War I.
Lavishly illustrated, Volume 1 includes 35 color maps, 165photos and postcards, 72 of which are in color, and several color profiles of 1914 German reconnaissance airplanes in its 378 pages.
Aeronaut Books, softcover, 378 pages,