Italian Aces of World War 1 by Paolo Varriale

By Paolo Varriale

The Italian aces of worldwide warfare 1 have long past down in background because the irrefutable masters of the skies within the conflict opposed to their Austro-Hungarian enemies. during this usually forgotten theater of struggle those notable pilots gave the Italian forces an undisputed air superiority and left a permanent legacy as impressive males. Having interviewed the descendants of virtually each Italian ace from the nice warfare, Paolo Varriale uncovers those fighters' remarkable and infrequently tragic histories. Years of painstaking examine has culminated during this actually groundbreaking learn which brings to lifestyles the exploits of such recognized aces as Baracca, Ruffo and Piccio, and the lesser identified Riva, Sabelli and Nardini. Letters, diaries and unpublished photos make clear formerly unknown own and unit insignia, exposing many myths and making this a commanding addition to the aviation historical past of global struggle 1.

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