World War I

German Fokker A1 Fighter Plane

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A part of The Eindecker (Single Winged) Class of Imperial German Fighter Planes, Fokker Aircraft's ''A1'' Class was one of the first prototype Fighters of this type. They …

Italian Lancia 1ZM Armored Car

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The Italian Ansaldo Company designed The Lancia 1ZM towards the end of World War I. Based on the popular Lancia Series of Civilian used work Tricks, The 1ZM was seen as i …

British Seabrook Armored Car

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Also known as The Seabrook Lorry, this was an armored Car used during World War I. The Seabrook was actually an imported US Truck chasis, to which was added (modified) ir …

US CLB 75 Tank

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First prototyped in 1916, The US CLB 75 was a privately produced Armored Fighting Vehicle, intended for service in Europe during World War I. Whereas The US had not becom …

''Tirpitz'' The Pig

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A strange side story of World War I – ''Tirpitz'' was once the Mascot of the Crew of The Imperial German Battleship ''Dresden''. It was common for Crews to ''Mascot …

Zimmerman Telegram

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With the sinking of The British Passenger Liner RMS ''Lusitania'', The United States would formally enter The European War (World War I). Then President Woodrow Wilson (w …

US Standard E-1 Fighter Plane

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Seen as the only viable American Fighter produced at the end of World War I, The Standard E-1 Fighter Plane was deployed in 1917. While many of the 198 produced did go to …

British Sopwith ''Dragon'' Fighter Plane

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A Sopwith Company Production Fighter – of which 200 Models were made, The ''Dragon'' was a single seat Attack Plane to be used in World War I, by The British Royal …

Italian Ansaldo A1 Balilla Fighter

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First flown in 1917, The Balilla A1 was Italy's only ''home built'' Fighter Bi-Wing, designed for use in World War I. Due to late design recalls, The A! Never saw combat …

Foster Mounting

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As we have seen, Aerial Combat during World War I was (by today's standards) primitive. Before Machine Guns were used, it was common for both sides to try and come close …