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Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War by [Michael Molkentin]

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Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War Kindle Edition

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Michael Molkentin is a prize-winning historian, teacher and battlefield tour guide. He has a degree in History from the University of Wollongong. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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The first book in 90 years dedicated to the daring and courage of the airmen and mechanics of the Australian Flying Corps - a tale of a war fought thousands of feet above the trenches from which only one in two emerged unscathed. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00AAMDU0A
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Allen & Unwin; Main edition (1 December 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3179 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 442 pages
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Michael Molkentin is a historian researching the wartime histories of Australia and the other British dominions. He is particularly interested in aviation and air power. He holds a PhD in History from the University of New South Wales.

Allen & Unwin published Michael’s first book, 'Fire in the Sky: the Australian Flying Corps in the First World War' in 2010; it was highly commended for the Fellowship of Australian Writers Sid Harta Literature Award for Non-fiction and is currently in its second edition. His second book, 'Flying the Southern Cross: Aviators Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith' was published by the National Library of Australia in 2012.

Michael’s latest book is 'Australia and the War in the Air'. Based on his doctoral thesis, it is Volume 1 of Oxford University Press’ Centenary History of Australia and the Great War series.

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P. Ibbotson
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent History of the Australian Flying Corps
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5.0 out of 5 stars Engaging history
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5.0 out of 5 stars An attractively written history of the Australin Air Force
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent in depth history
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