One of the most colorful, innovative, and deadly theaters of the Great War took place in the air. Before 1914, planes were toys for gentlemen-amateurs; by 1918 they had become precise, sophisticated machines. This book of 43 remarkable aircraft of World War I presents for coloring the most famous fighters, bombers, reconnaissance, sea planes, and trainers of this crucial period in aeronautical development. Printed in the US. 40 pgs.