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World War I Flying Aces

During World War I, the airplane became a new weapon of war.  It was less than two decades old, and was used originally for reconnaissance.  It didn’t take long for planes’ value in battle to be recognized.  Soon, people on the home front had a new hero — flying aces. Being a fighter pilot was […]

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