The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 160, September (Sept.) 11, 1917

By: Correspondents of The Times

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Dozens of great black and white photos. Cover air photo of the German Submarine Base at Ostend. Theme of this issue: The Use of the Aircraft. Contents include: pre-war expectations of the Royal Flying Circus; The Royal Naval Air Service; Machines and Engines in Possession of the R.F.C. in August, 1914; how output was increased; the aerial preparedness of Belgium, of France, and of Germany; The Albatros; The Fokker; The Aviatik and other German Machines; German Engines; French and Italian Aeroplaines and Engines; Work of the R.F.C.; Reconnaissance Artillery 'spotting'; anti-aircraft guns; low flying; long-range scouting; air fighting; the value of 'stunts'; long-distance raids; darts; bomb dropping; photography; 'Camoflauge'; work of the R.N.A.S.; Seaplanes; 'Blimps'; Coast Patrol Airships; Bombing of Submarines; Attacks on enemy ships; food carrying for Kut; the Jutland Battle; Seaplaine Carriers; 'Contact' Aeroplanes; Typical Experiences; Casualties; Formation Flying. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy.