A Not-So-Easy Target (development of the kite balloon); The Art of Balloon Busting (anti-balloon measures and weapons, 1914 - 1917); Balloon Fever (the aces and their exploits, 1916 - 1918); Exuent Omnes (the eclipse of balloon observation and of the balloon buster, 1918 - 45); Appendices: Aces's Scores (including balloons destroyed in a single sortie)
A resident of Leesburg, Virginia, Jon Guttman is senior editor, research director and contributing writer for Primedia Enthusiast Publications. Specialising in World War I aviation, he has written six titles in the past: this is his first volume for Osprey. Berkshire-based Harry Dempsey is a talented profile artist who specialises in fighter aircraft of World War I. He has illustrated all of Osprey's World War I Aircraft of the Aces titles to date.