The Sopwith Camel is probably the most famous British aircraft of the First World War. This entry in the Aircraft of the Aces series provides an interesting look at the combat career of that aircraft.
The first chapter introduces the Camel, and takes us through its introduction to service. The second chapter looks at the RNAS squadrons who the first to use the Sopwith Camel in significant numbers on the Western Front. The third chapter looks at the RFC and RAF use of the Camel, often in a ground attack role. Finally, chapter four looks at the Australian and American aces who used the Camel, and those British squadrons who were sent to Italy to help stem an Austrian advance.
Author: Denes Bernad
Pages: 96 pages