Tag Archives: Smithsonian

Leona Dare In The Air Up There

There are a lot of “maybe’s” and “postulating” within this particular article. I was glancing through the August 2017 magazine edition of Smithsonian, spying the cover story on “The New American Circus” but was more caught up in the “poster … Continue reading

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Pigeon Saves American Troops In WWI

How the heck does a pigeon get consideration for being a pioneer of aviation on this blog? Read on. Back in World War I, the so-called Great War, aeroplanes/airplanes were making a big splash as a viable war-making tool. It … Continue reading

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