BLOODY APRIL 1917: AN EXCITING DETAILED ANALYSIS OF ONE OF THE DEADLIEST MONTHS IN WWI
192pp., fully illus., P.B. 2017. By the spring of 1917, the first Jasta pilots, with new improved fighters – the nimble Albatros DIIIs – were just itching to get to grips with their opponents over the Western Front. What followed was a near massacre of British and French aircraft and crews, which made April the worst month for flying casualties the war had yet seen. Here is a day-by-day, blow-by-blow account of these losses, profusely illustrated with original photographs and expertly told.