No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War

No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War

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It was World War I, the time of the Red Baron, Eddie Rickenbacker, and other “knights of the air” whose high-flying exploits captured the imaginations of millions. But the reality was less romantic. In spring 1917, British squadrons lost 200 pilots a month, with pilot life expectancy a mere 11 days. No Empty Chairs tells the story of that first great air war, illustrating its devastating physical and emotional impact, as well as its extraordinary acts of heroism. Private correspondence, diaries, reports, and interviews enrich the narrative.

Product Details

  • Author: Ian Mackersey
  • Publication Date: 2012-08-07
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Binding: Hardcover, 288 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 943L x 640W x 133H
    • Weight: 150
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 929L x 622W x 150H
    • Weight: 141
  • List Price: $37.95
  • ISBN: 0297859943
  • ASIN: 0297859943

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