Enjoy the striking aviation art of award-winning artist Russell Smith! Lavishly illustrated, the book features 44 full-color paintings and 20 drawings by Russell that bring WW1 aviation to life. More than a dozen respected WW1 aviation authors contribute to the story with chapters providing the background for the paintings to increase the readers’ understanding and appreciation of Russell’s exceptional art. Finally, in a well-illustrated chapter, Russell describes how he creates his art. Also included are: 50 colour photos of museum and reproduction aircraft and 180 WW1-era black and white photos.