Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Fight in the skies - First World War - Balkan Front - Part 1 - Photo Gallery

Fight in the skies - First World War - Balkan Front - Part 1 - Photo Gallery
Photos are an excerpt from the book: "Ратни албум 1914-1918, Author Андра Поповић, published in Belgrade, 1926 during the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Captions above the photos, are original captions from the book, which is also in Serbian and French language.

1. One year volunteers of our first aviator-school in Pozarevac 1915
One year volunteers of our first aviator-school in Pozarevac 1915

2. A service aeroplane ready for flight
A service aeroplane ready for flight

3. Aeroplane in a tent-hangar
Aeroplane in a tent-hangar

4. Group of officers who have passed a course as aero-observers
Group of officers who have passed a course as aero-observers

5. Aeroplane detachment appointed to the 1st Army
Aeroplane detachment appointed to the 1st Army

6. French pilots and ours at the distribution of decorations
French pilots and ours at the distribution of decorations

7. H.R.H Crown-Prince Aleksandar visits the aero-squadron
H.R.H Crown-Prince Aleksandar visits the aero-squadron

8. A double deck aeroplane as a aervice apparatus.
A double deck aeroplane as a aervice apparatus.

9. Our aeroplane, although greatly damaged, landed safely at Gabrovac.

Our aeroplane, although greatly damaged, landed safely at Gabrovac.

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