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Female aviators on International Women's Day

… industry. 9. Sarla Thakral  The date is August 10 1914. World War I has been raging in Europe for less than two weeks. The Indian Army are not yet …

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THE FLYING FILM STUDIO

… the drama as it happened in the skies. It was after World War Two when legendary Hollywood pilot and aviation businessman …

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Five of the greatest P-47 pilots

… the mount of many high-scoring US fighter pilots during World War Two. As we approach the 80th anniversary of the type’s … • Author’s Note: The aerial victory scores related in this article are the officially recognised achievements of USAAF …

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Suicide Squad

… story of the Luftwaffe’s fanatical Rammkommando pilots in World War Two   Preparing for action: The chances of a Bf 109 pilot …

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THE WHITE ROSE OF STALINGRAD

… FILLED THE FRONTLINE RANKS OF SOVIET ARMED FORCES DURING WORLD WAR TWO. ONE SUCH COMBATANT WAS FEMALE FIGHTER PILOT LIDIYA …

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The Blonde Knight

WORLD WAR TWO THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-SCORING ACE, ERICH HARTMANN, WAS … of personal recollection, from all ranks, male and female, cannot be overlooked. Mao Tse-Tung emphasised the …

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CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

… 2018 promises to be the busiest year ever for the Great War Display Team, given the 100th anniversaries of both the … November, the armistice that marked the end of the First World War. It will see the team’s replica aircraft performing … line-up: Avro 504K, BE2c, Sopwith Triplane, three SE5as, two Fokker DrIs and Junkers CLI. Other notable appearances …