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Men of the First War in the Third Dimension – Excerpt

The museum is a result of three generations of a family that, unlike others, took opportunities to talk to the people who were there, who made the history. Continue reading

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Richthofen flies his first solo

“I flew the prescribed figure eight and the ordered number of landings, whereupon I proudly got out of the machine and heard, to my great surprise, that I had failed.” Continue reading

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Manfred von Richthofen scores a victory

“At about a hundred meters altitude he tried to escape toward the Front by flying zigzag, making his plane a difficult target to hit.” Continue reading

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