By Paolo Varriale
The Italian aces of worldwide conflict 1 have long gone down in heritage because the irrefutable masters of the skies within the conflict opposed to their Austro-Hungarian enemies. during this usually forgotten theater of conflict those outstanding pilots gave the Italian forces an undisputed air superiority and left a permanent legacy as striking males. Having interviewed the descendants of virtually each Italian ace from the good conflict, Paolo Varriale uncovers those warring parties' significant and infrequently tragic histories. Years of painstaking study has culminated during this really groundbreaking learn which brings to lifestyles the exploits of such well-known aces as Baracca, Ruffo and Piccio, and the lesser recognized Riva, Sabelli and Nardini. Letters, diaries and unpublished pictures make clear formerly unknown own and unit insignia, exposing many myths and making this a commanding addition to the aviation heritage of worldwide conflict 1.