London: Oxford University Press Humphrey Milford, 1928. Octavo, green cloth with gilt spine lettering, xvi, 446 pp., frontispiece, 26 plates, one folding map. Shelf wear, bumped at corners, some preliminary foxing, previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, otherwise a good copy. An account of Great Yarmouth air station during the Great War. This air station played a considerable part in combating the menace of the Zeppelin airship as well as disputing the efforts of the Imperial German Naval Air Service to control the North Sea.
This traces the development of the aerial arm in the Royal Navy and in the Imperial German Navy from 1908 to 1918. Item #2827
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