Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a way of offering a desk bound remark platform above the battlefield in the course of international warfare I. It took a different breed of daredevil to tackle such odds deep in enemy traces on the way to break a balloon, with Balloon experts corresponding to Willy Coppens, Pierre Bourjade and Michel Coiffard emerging to the problem. This ebook covers the tale of those 'balloon busters' from each side in international struggle 1 via a mixture of first-hand bills and specialist research, which compares strategies, theatres of operation, airplane kinds and the general odds for fulfillment.
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