World War I

Carl Menchkoff

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/carl-menchkoff Credited with being the fist Imperial German Fighter Ace and first Awardee of the coveted ''Blu Max'' Flying Award, Carl Menchkoff was born in Prussia in 1883. He came fr …

Heinrich Gontermann

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/heinrich-gontermann Ranked as Imperial Germany's 8th greatest Fighter Pilot of World War I – Heinrich Gontermann was born to modest means in Westphalia (Germany) in 1896, His Father wa …

David M. Peterson

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/david-m-peterson The Honesdale, Pennsylvania (US) born David M. Peterson – was among the first American volunteers to The French formed Lafayette Escadrille, which saw service in Wo …

Italian Obice 305mm Siege Howitzer

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/italian-obice-305mm-siege-howitzer Developed for use by The Italian Army in World War I, The Obice was a large Siege Howitzer used along the so called ''Italian Front'' from 1914 to 1917. Over 40 were prod …

French Salmson 2 A2 Recon/Fighter Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/french-salmson-2-a2-reconfighter-plane The French Air Corps. Salmson 2 A2 was the primary French recon and Observation aircraft used in late World War I. When The United States entered The War in 1917, it had …

German AGO C.IV Recon Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/german-ago-civ-recon-plane Designed for use by The Imperial German Air Corps. of World War I – The AGO C.IV was a Recon/Observation Airplane, first deployed in 1916. And while nearly 300 were …

German Siemens Torpedo Glider

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/german-siemens-torpedo-glider The innovative German Torpedo Glider, was an attempt at creating an unmanned aerial explosive device – to be used during World War I. In reality, The Glider was int …

German Fokker A1 Fighter Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/german-fokker-a1-fighter-plane 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

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/italian-lancia-1zm-armored-car 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

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-i/british-seabrook-armored-car 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 …