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Bladed Anti-Aircraft Shell

Here’s an interesting weapon used to take down dirigibles during WWI. You can almost hear the German airman in the gondola above screaming “Ach du lieber Gott!” as the bladed shell rips the heck out of the fabric of the … Continue reading

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Dropping Darts From An Aeroplane

Above is a card issued by Gallaher Ltd., a cigarette company that issued many great tobacco cards – this one back in 1915, entitled The Great War Second Series, implying there is a First Series, and there is, also from … Continue reading

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