Important Figures of World War I
Victoria and Albert were married for 21 years- not a particularly long marriage but their nine children and 36 grand children had a great effect on the shaping of the world in the early twentieth century
The pre-eminent pilots of World War 1, many of whom were aces, created formation flying, traffic patterns, air combat tactics, and other aviation traditions that endure to this day.
Brief history of Ernst Udet, highest German WWI ace after the Red Baron, and his Du Doch Nicht!! Fokker D-7.
Maria Bochkareva was the only woman allowed to join a combat unit in the Russian army in 1914 (or any World War One army). This illiterate peasant woman was wounded many times, received many medals, formed and commanded...
A description of the epic escape made by Lieutenant Wilhelm Canaris, during 1915, from Talcahuano to Osorno in Chile, then over the Andes Range into Argentine and on to Germany. Canaris was the Intelligence Officer on...
Getting to grips with Wilfred Owen's criticism of the Great War and what relevance his words have in terms of modern conflict and warfare.
In March of 1915, the SS Brussels, a passenger ferry captained by Charles Fryatt, was ordered to stop by the German submarine U-33. Instead of complying, Captain Fryatt tried to ram the U-Boat, which barely escaped by...
Frank Luke Jr an American World War I Fighter Ace and Medal of Honor winner known as the Arizona Balloon Buster
Rudolf von Eschwege was the only German fighter pilot on the Balkan Front. He was so successful that the British finally resorted to setting a diabolical trap for the “Eagle of the Aegean Sea”.
Three characters from World War One who accidentally changed the course of history
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