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2022 marks the 37th year of production of our outstanding journal Over the Front; free with membership in the League of WWI Aviation Historians. 2022 will be another exciting year of outstanding historical articles in our world class journal, and the cost of a basic membership is still just $65. To sign up CLICK HERE. The League remains the preeminent group for all things WWI Aviation History. Be a part of the great community that is the League of WWI Aviation Historians!

Volume 37 Number 3 Has Arrived

It's a short  table of contents, but the articles are meaty!

Two articles with newly discovered information about Ltn. Rudolf Windisch and Wilhelm Frankl by Dr. Hannes Täger highlight the Autumn issue. Then Tobias Weber presents the combat record of Ltn d Res. Otto Weishaar, an unknown member of Jagdstaffel 65 from the Infantry to his time in the Air Service and the Luftwaffe. The issue concludes with Between the Bookends from Peter Kilduff.

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  • Over the Front is Going Digital

    We are in the process of having all back issues of Over the Front converted to PDF format. These are being scanned at high resolution (400 dpi) and will be OCRed to allow you to do text searches on them. Starting with Volume 38, all subscribers will continue to get the bound issues, and as soon as we have a finished PDF of that issue it will be available for download. Active subscribers will receive a password to access the current year’s PDF downloads. We do not plan to offer digital-only...

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  • Price Reduced on Vol. 21-30

    Volumes 21 through 30 are now being sold at a mere $40/volume, or $15/issue for the single issues. So now is the time to fill in some of the gaps in your collection. Some issues are sold out; there's a line through the cover illustration on those and the we are not offering the volume they would be in. Volumes 31-34 are $60 each, with individual issues $20 a copy. Where they are available, Volumes before Volume 21 are $20 each. Single issues are still $15 for issues in those volumes.

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  • An Over the Front Table of Contents

    As President Dan Polglaze said in Between the Lines in Volume 35 No. 3, we (mostly he) have been delving through our back issues to create the first-ever complete Table of Contents for every issue of OTF published to date. In it you'll find titles, authors, volume, issue and page references, and major topics for each article. It's all in the form of an Excel spreadsheet so you can download your own copy and sort, search and modify it as much as you want. Can't wait to get started? Download a...

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  • Seminar Plans

    The League Board of Directors is currently planning to have a 2023 Seminar in coordination with the National World War I Museum in Kansas City during the latter half of the year.

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