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Winter 2018 Issue Coming Soon

Volume 33 No. 4, just going to the printer, contains the following:

The Great Maurice Boyau by David Méchin tells of the French Rugby player and 35 victory ace and balloon buster of Esc. 77

Flugplatz Mariakerke by Eddy Lambrecht explores the German bombing operations by Kg III/13 and Kg III/14 from this town in Flanders.

Episodes of Air War on the Eastern Front
by Marat Khairulin with editorial assistance by Carl J. Bobrow provides us with a glimpse of operations on this rarely-considered front.

La 8é Avion Boche de Guynemer or: Guynemer's 8th by Charles Gosse examines the victory behind the machine gun Guynemer collected as a trophy and which is now in the collection of the National Air & Space Museum.

Evasion and Escape: American Aviators In World War 1 by Greg Eanes looks at the stories of some of the first downed US fliers to return from “behind enemy lines”.

IN MEMORIAM: JOHN LANDRY BOUDREAUX, JR. by the OtF Editorial Staff is a tribute to the long-time League member.

Tangible Links by Charles Walthall - This regular column reviews the links between period war souvenirs and the historic record.

Between the Lines by Michael J. O’Neal – Our outgoing President (and continuing Managing Editor) give us his thoughts.

Between the Bookends by Peter Kilduff reviews some recent publications of interest.

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