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Volume 34, #4, Winter 2019 is Here!

The ever fascinating history of the German Army Airships, in this case the short-lived SL-11, is the subject of the first article in the issue. Excerpted from a book by the late Andreas Horn is a peek into the larger work Herr Horn was working on before his untimely passing.

Peter Fedders breaks down the air war over Verdun continuing his analytical approach to the air war above the milestone events in the ground war.

Jack Herris dovetails the development of the Gotha G 1 and UWD with the recent release of the wonderful 1/32 model kit of these unusual German aircraft by Wing Nut Wings.

The unusual Otto C.II is the subject of Jack’s final article for the winter journal.

A personal pilgrimage to Cappy France on the 100th Anniversary of the death of the Red Baron provides the fodder for Dick Bennett and Ted Huscher’s article “In the Propwash of the Red Baron”.

Finally, returning to lighter-than-air craft, David C. Isley looks at the fall of Airship SS Z 51

 

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    As you might imagine, the closings and restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic have disrupted planning for the 2020 League Seminar. We were planning it for the National World War I Museum in Kansas City (MO) alongside the NMWWI's Symposium sp members could attend both, before the various recent disruptions arose. The Board is currently planning to shift it to October 2021, and is exploring the possibility of a virtual seminar for this autumn. As a side note, the NMUSAF's Dawn Patrol...

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  • Monument Dedication Images

    Images from the Monument DedicationSeptember 21, 2018 Honor Guard B-1 Flyover Unveiling Seminar Attendees and Dedication Participants Click on any image to download a copy from DropBox All images by Jon Barrett for the League of WW I Aviation...

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