This is a comprehensive account of the first American-designed production fighter. Designed during The Great War, it first flew in February 1919, after the Armistice. In 1927 it starred in “Wings”, the first movie to win an Oscar for Best Picture. The author tells the story with authoritative text, 93 photos, 24 drawings, 14 colour profiles, and 1/48 scale plans. The book will be of interest to aviation historians, enthusiasts, and scale-modellers.