Fallen Eagles: Airmen Who Survived The Great War Only to Die by Norman Franks

By Norman Franks

The 50 pilots featured in Fallen Eagles have been all adorned for bravery throughout the nice struggle. All survived the clash simply to die flying within the postwar years.

The explanations in their deaths ranged from being casualties of small wars, then as now rife within the center East, mechanical failure or pilot mistakes. The Nineteen Twenties have been nonetheless pioneering years for aviation and aviators and attempt flying, air races and monitors, list makes an attempt and so forth have been fraught with risks identified and unknown.

In addition to the higher recognized names equivalent to Sir John Alcock, Captain W Beauchamp-Proctor VC and Sammy Kincaid there are lots of that would be unusual to all however the such a lot ardent lovers. yet all have braveness and love of flying in universal and unfortunately good fortune ran out for every of those males who made a contribution to the heritage of flight. because of acclaimed aviation historian Norman Franks, their names will not be forgotten.

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