Tag Archives: observation balloons

German aircraft shoots down balloon, gets shot down

Ewan was very impressed to watch this video and realize he had just been holding in his hand pieces of that actual shot-down airplane. Continue reading

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To shoot a balloon

Why did observation balloons count in aces’ scores? Continue reading

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A century of air combat

“The aerial forces engaged in the war consisted of nine airplanes and two balloons.” Continue reading

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