World War I

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 …

Russian Mendeleev Tank

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The first designs for The Russian Mendeleev Tank was in the year 1911, even before the start of World War I. It was envisioned as a ''Landship'' capable to transporting n …

US Jeffery Armored Car

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The Jeffery Armored Car was the first US Armored Car deployed for use by The US Army prior to World War I. They were first used against Mexican Bandit Pancho Villa when H …

''Hurricane'' Bombardment

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The term ''Hurricane'' Bombardment was a tactic used during World War I. I involved the simultaneous and constant use of Artillery (Cannon and Howitzers) against an Enemy …

Russian Vezdekhod Tank

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The Russian Vezdelhod was an early Imperial Russian Tank, self-designed and generated by Russia around the beginning of World War I. Ambitious in design, The Vezdekhod en …

British Forster's Tank

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Developed by Foster & Company (of England), the 1916 ''Foster Battle Tank'' was possibly inspired by a previously failed Tank design known as The ''Flotilla Leader''. …

British Beardmore WB III Fighter Plane

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Deployed in 1917, towards the end of World War I – The British Beardmore WB III was a carrier based Fighter of The Royal Naval Air Service. It featured ''revolution …

Austrian-Hungarian Lloyd 40.08 Heavy Bomber

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An unusual World War I Bomber prototype, The Lloyd 40.08 ''Sky Cruiser'' was developed in 1916. Seen as a possible Heavy Bomber with ''great power and range'' – the …

British Sopwith ''Buffalo'' Heavy Fighter Plane

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Developed within weeks of the ending of World War I, The British Sopwith ''Buffalo'' was to be a Heavy Fighter, tasked with ''Ground Fighting'' capabilities. In short, Th …

William George Barker

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Born in Manitoba, Canada in 1894, William Barker was The Son of a Farmer. He was an excellent Horseman and Rifle shot at an early age. As a boy, He saw an Air Show in Can …