Deadly Skies: Air War, 1914–1918
By John Maker
June 2016, ISBN 978-0-660-03143-9
112 pages, fully illustrated, 15 x 15 cm, paperback
Go beyond the dogfights and immerse yourself in the lives of six people, from both sides of the conflict, who experienced the first air war. Join them as they train to fly, gather intelligence, fight aerial battles and drop bombs.
This fully illustrated graphic novel follows Marjorie Stinson, a teenaged American flying instructor; James Moses, a Canadian observer and warrior of the Six Nations Confederacy; Maurice Arondel, an expert French balloonist; Captain Heinrich Mathy, a German Zeppelin commander; Manfred von Richthofen, the famous Red Baron; and Eric Ohman, a Canadian fighter pilot. Their captivating stories provide insight into the history and consequences of the first air war.