The War in the Air - Air Aces of World War One. British air ace Captain Albert Ball The First World War introduced a new form of battleground: to ground and sea.
Aviation was one of the most romanticised elements of the First World War. 'Air aces ' in particular achieved celebrity status both during and after the war and.
The Top Aces of the World War One. Germany's top ace, Manfred von Richthofen America's top ace, Eddie Rickenbacker Belgium's top ace, Willy Coppens. 75th Battalion (Mississauga) war and went on to become an Aces wwi Marshal in charge of recruitment during the Second World War. Though known for his uncompromising approach to combat, Guynemer also embodied the myth of the chivalrous pilot. Eddie Rickenbacker - top. History of Airplanes blog. Barrett Tillman discusses a variety of victory credits for aerial combat.