5 edition of The War in the Air found in the catalog.
February 20, 2007
by 1st World Library - Literary Society
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||348|
This book examines Australia's role in history's first major air war. Unlike previous accounts, which focus on the airmen of the Australian Flying Corps in isolation, this study conceives the Australian part as one of an imperial - and international - whole/5(2). Read Chapter X: The World Under the War of The War in the Air by H.G. Wells. The text begins: 1 Bert spent two more days upon Goat Island, and finished all his provisions except the cigarettes and mineral water, before he brought himself to try the Asiatic flying-machine. Even at last he did not so much go off upon it as get carried off. It had taken only an hour or so to substitute wing .
This book focuses on the role of the air power in the Iran-Iraq War of , one of the most underestimated and under researched events in the history of aerial warfare. The authors have made full use of extensive research, eyewitness accounts, interviews with dozens of people directly involved, as well as recently declassified documents from around the world which are /5(2). War in the Air was written during a prolific time in H. G. Wells's writing career. Having withdrawn from British politics to spend more time on his own ideas, he published twelve books between and , including this one. while many British citizens were surprised by the advent of World War I, Wells had already written prophetically about such a conflict/5(32).
"The War in the Air" a military science fiction novel, which is notable for its prophetic ideas, images, and concepts such as the use of the aircraft for the purpose of warfare and the coming of World War I. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The war in the air; being the story of the part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force by Raleigh, Walter Alexander, Sir, ; Jones, Henry Albert,
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The War in the Air book War in The Air starts with the beginnings of military aviation and reviews the outcome of the war in both theatres. You will find information in this book that you won't find elsewhere. Not only does it cover all of the major events of air war in WW2, it contains unique information I haven't found elsewhere.5/5(2).
Then the book transitions again, away from the present and into the near future, to fill us in on the end, or at least a tapering off, of the war and its aftermath. This book was written before World War I, but world powers were already at odds with each other, and Wells, I believe had two purposes for writing the story as he did/5(82).
What unfolds in characteristically Wellsian fashion is a clash of early flying machines that leaves Gotham in shambles and unleashes the terrible age of Total War. Uncannily relevant to our own era, The War in the Air remains a cornerstone of early science fiction/5(10).
(1) Air power brought the end to vicarious war: Prior to air power, war was a matter of battles between armies fought along fronts removed from the population who supported the war. The public fought "by proxy in the person of anyone who cared to enlist."/5.
War in the Air. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR STEPHEN COONTS BRINGS TO LIFE THE MOST THRILLING MOMENTS AND THE MOST LEGENDARY FLYERS IN AIR WARFARE In this collection of true tales of aerial combat, you'll meet some of the greatest figures in aviation history from all nations: American, British, German, Japanese, and more/5.
The Things Our Fathers Saw - The War In The Air Book One: The Untold Stories of the World War II Generation from Hometown, USA (Volume 2) Paperback – Aug by Matthew /5(). Having this other story - The War in the Air - attacked to I mean, i first read it when i was a teen, have read it some more times afterwards and even if i spend years without reading i still remember the ominous words of how the martians looked at us as we look at microbes and think they the best beginning of a book ever/5.
The reader should grasp clearly the date at which this book was written. It was done in it appeared in various magazines as a serial in and it was published in the Fall of that year.
At that time the aeroplane was, for most people, merely a rumour and the “Sausage” held the air. Von Sternberg was the Moltke of this War in the.
The War in the Air. Howard Nemerov was a highly acclaimed poet often cited for the range of his capabilities and subject matter, “from the profound to the poignant to the comic,” James Billington remarked in his announcement of Nemerov’s appointment to the post of United States poet laureate.
Nemerov. The War in the Air - Kindle edition by Wells, H. (Herbert George). Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The War in the Air/5(82).
Filled with petrol-powered war machines, ironclads, bombardments, and espionage, The War in the Air prophesied methods of warfare that would only develop later in the twentieth century. A cornerstone of early science fiction, this exciting tale is H.
Wells at his best/5(82). The War in the Air. I read this fine book some years ago and was struck by the prophetic visions it contained. In particular the mention of the aircraft, manned by small yellow pilots, that came out of the east with the rising sun.
nThere are clear potents here of the kamikaze missions of World War II. The War in the Air Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Science fiction Subject: War stories Subject: Air warfare -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.
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War in the Air was written during a prolific time in H. Wells's writing career. Having withdrawn from British politics to spend more time on his own ideas, he published twelve books between andincluding this one. Air warfare was a new dimension in conflict and had indisputably arrived.
The Naval and Military Press stocks an enviably large range of books on these pioneering days from technical guides to early biplanes. There are also books about balloons and Zeppelins to accounts of the war’s great air aces on both sides of the lines. The War in the Air, a military science fiction novel by H.
Wells, written in four months in and serialized and published in in The Pall Mall Magazine is, like many of Wells's works, notable for its prophetic ideas, images, and concepts.
In this case, the use of aircraft for the purpose of warfare and the coming of something completely new - World-wide War. This book is broken down into many excerpts, and would make a supreme bedstand novel for anyone even remotely interested in war, aviation, air combat, or even just incredible stories of humans and their machines under pressure.
I give this book an easy 10 stars for entertainment. You wont be displeased/5(5). The war in the air: and particularly how Mr.
Bert Smallways fared while it lasted by H. Wells; 34 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Air warfare, English Science fiction, Classic Literature, Science Fiction. Uncannily relevant to our own era, The War in the Air remains a cornerstone of early science fiction.
pages, with a reading time of ~ hours /5(3). The Royal Navy's Air Service in the Great War, David impressive history of the RNAS, the organisation that developed many of the principles of naval aviation while under intense pressure during the First World War, only to disappear into the RAF in The War in the Air by H.G.
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