Tag Archives: World War I

Georg Gunermann’s Time Flying

In August 1918, towards the very end of World War I, Georg Gunermann took pilot training at Flugwerft Schleißheim and Flugwerft Milbertshofen, not far from Munich. (Flugwerft Schleißheim was reopened to exhibit aircraft as part of the Deutsches Museum in … Continue reading

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TDIH: World War I Begins in Europe

This Day in History: On July 28, 1914 — 100 years ago — World War I, or “The Great War” as it was often known prior to WWII, broke out in Europe. Although the often-cited catalyst for the war — assassination … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company

Did you know that over 3,000 World War I aircraft were manufactured right here in Dayton, Ohio? The Dayton-Wright Airplane Company delivered more than 3,500 airplanes to the war front, most of which were De Havilland 4s (or DH-4s). Our … Continue reading

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