British Fighter Units: Western Front 1917-18


British Fighter Units: Western Front 1917-18

British Fighter Units: Western Front 1917-18 (Aircam Airwar 18)
By Alex Revell

Publisher: Os Publishing 1978 48 Pages
ISBN: 0850452929
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On in September 1916, Sir Douglas Halg pointed out in a letter to the War Office the urgent necessity for a very early increase in the numbers and efficiency of the fighting aeroplanes at my disposal. The success of the RFC during the battles of the Somme that year, and the services of \’incalculable value\’ the corps had rendered the army, had firmly estab-lished the principle of the necessity of superiority in the air for the success of future battles, but Haig cautioned that the enemy had made \’extraordinary efforts to increase the number and efficiency of their aeroplanes\’ and that they had \’unfortunately succeeded\’.




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