Important Figures of World War I
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.
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
Brief history of Ernst Udet, highest German WWI ace after the Red Baron, and his Du Doch Nicht!! Fokker D-7.
Captain Georg von Trapp, leader of the world famous von Trapp family singers made famous by the Sound Of Music , was, in fact, an Austrian naval hero during World War I.
Before Anthony Fokker created the Fokker Triplane, he solved the problem of shooting a machine gun through a propeller, but during tests he told the German generals to do their own dirty work.
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...
At least four memorials to World War I casualties have fallen into disrepair or fallen down. Memorial Day & Veterans Day are good times to remember that the last surviving WWI Veteran died in 2012.
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...
Interesting Facts...presented by Pasha Hunt-Golliday
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...
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