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The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force. [1]

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Abu Qir

Abu Qir (ابو قير; also spelled Abukir or Aboukir) is a town on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, northeast of Alexandria by rail.

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Abu Suwayr Air Base

Abu Suwayr Air Base is an Egyptian Air Force (القوات الجوية المصرية) base, located approximately west of Ismaïlia (al-Ismāʻīlīyah) and northeast of Cairo.

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Aces High (film)

Aces High is a 1976 British-French war film directed by Jack Gold and starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter Firth, Christopher Plummer and Simon Ward.

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Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

The Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (ACA) was a United Kingdom agency founded on April 30, 1909 to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research.

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Aerial photography

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position.

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Aerial reconnaissance

Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.

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Aerial warfare

Aerial warfare is the use of military aircraft and other flying machines in warfare.

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Air Battalion Royal Engineers

The Air Battalion Royal Engineers (ABRE) was the first flying unit of the British Armed Forces to make use of heavier-than-air craft.

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Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the British Government with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Airco

The Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited (Airco) was a British aircraft manufacturer operating from 1912 to 1920.

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Airco DH.2

The Airco DH.2 was a single-seat biplane "pusher" aircraft which operated as a fighter during the First World War.

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Airco DH.4

The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of World War I. It was designed by Geoffrey de Havilland (hence "DH") for Airco, and was the first British two-seat light day-bomber to have an effective defensive armament.

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Airco DH.5

The Airco DH.5 was a British First World War single-seat fighter aircraft designed specifically to replace the obsolete Airco DH.2.

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Airco DH.6

The Airco DH.6 was a British military trainer biplane used by the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.

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Airco DH.9

The Airco DH.9 (from de Havilland 9) - also known after 1920 as the de Havilland DH.9 - was a British bomber used in the First World War.

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Airplane

An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine or propeller.

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Al Ismailiyah Air Base

Al Ismailiyah Air Base is an Egyptian Air Force (القوات الجوية المصرية) base, located approximately 4 km west-northwest of Ismailia; (Al Isma`iliyah); 116 km northeast of Cairo.

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Albatros Flugzeugwerke

Albatros-Flugzeugwerke GmbH was a German aircraft manufacturer best known for supplying the German airforces during World War I. The company was based in Johannisthal, Berlin, where it was founded by Walter Huth and Otto Wiener on December 20, 1909.

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Albert Ball

Albert Ball, VC, DSO & Two Bars, MC (14 August 1896 – 7 May 1917) was an English fighter pilot during the First World War.

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Alexander von Kluck

Alexander Heinrich Rudolph von Kluck (20 May 1846 – 19 October 1934) was a German general during World War I.

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Alfred Atkey

Alfred Clayburn Atkey (16 August 1894 – 14 February 1971) was a Canadian First World War pilot.

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Amiens

Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.

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Anno Dracula series

The Anno Dracula series by Kim Newman—named after Anno Dracula (1992), the series' first novel—is a work of fantasy depicting an alternate history in which the heroes of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula fail to stop Count Dracula's conquest of Great Britain, resulting in a world where vampires are common and increasingly dominant in society.

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Armour Heights Field

Armour Heights Field was home to a Royal Flying Corps airfield in Toronto, Canada during World War I, and was one of three in the area.

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Armstrong Whitworth

Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century.

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Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8

The Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8 was a British two-seat general-purpose biplane built by Armstrong Whitworth during the First World War.

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Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)

The Army Air Corps is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942.

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Army Headquarters (United Kingdom)

Army Headquarters is a new British Army command formation based at Andover.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Flying Corps

The Australian Flying Corps (AFC) was the branch of the Australian Army responsible for operating aircraft during World War I, and the forerunner of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps

The Aviation Section, Signal Corps, was the military aviation service of the United States Army from 1914 to 1918, and a direct statutory ancestor of the United States Air Force.

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Avro

Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer founded in 1910 whose designs include the Avro 504 used as a trainer in the First World War, the Avro Lancaster, one of the pre-eminent bombers of the Second World War, and the delta wing Avro Vulcan, a stalwart of the Cold War.

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Avro 504

The Avro 504 was a World War I biplane aircraft made by the Avro aircraft company and under licence by others.

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Avro Type G

The Avro Type G was a two-seat biplane designed by A.V. Roe to participate in the 1912 British Military Aeroplane Competition.

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Ayr

Ayr (Inbhir Àir, "Mouth of the River Ayr") is a town and former Royal Burgh sitting along the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland.

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Ayr Racecourse

Ayr Racecourse at Whitletts Road, Ayr, Scotland,British Racing and Racecourses (ISBN 978-0950139722) by Marion Rose Halpenny - Page 71 was opened in 1907.

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Balloon

A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a gas, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, or air.

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Basil Rathbone

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Battle of Arras (1917)

The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War.

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Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain (German: Luftschlacht um England, literally "Air battle for England") is the name given to the Second World War air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940.

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Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (designated Battle of Cambrai, 1917 by the Battlefield Nomenclature Committee; also sometimes referred to as the First Battle of Cambrai) was a British offensive and German counter-offensive battle in the First World War.

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Battle of Caporetto

The Battle of Caporetto (also known as the Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, the Battle of Kobarid or the Battle of Karfreit as it was known by the Central Powers), took place from 24 October to 19 November 1917, near the town of Kobarid (now in north-western Slovenia, then part of the Austrian Littoral), on the Austro-Italian front of World War I. The battle was named after the Italian name of the town (also known as Karfreit in German).

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Battle of Messines (1917)

The Battle of Messines was an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, under the command of General Sir Herbert Plumer, on the Western Front near the village of Messines in Belgian West Flanders during the First World War.

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Battle of Mons

The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

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Beamsville, Ontario

The community of Beamsville (2011 Urban area estimated population 10,679) is part of the town of Lincoln in the province of Ontario in Canada.

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Belleville, Ontario

Belleville (Canada 2011 Census population 49,454; census agglomeration population 92,540) is a city located at the mouth of the Moira River on the Bay of Quinte in Southern (Southeastern) Ontario, Canada, along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor.

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Bicester Airfield

Bicester Aerodrome, formerly RAF Bicester, is an airfield on the outskirts of the English town of Bicester in Oxfordshire.

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Biggles

James Bigglesworth, nicknamed "Biggles", is a fictional pilot and adventurer, the title character and main hero of the Biggles series of youth-oriented adventure books written by W. E. Johns (1893–1968).

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Billy Bishop

Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace and Victoria Cross recipient of the First World War.

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 28 September to 2 November 1989 on BBC One.

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Bloody April

Bloody April refers to April 1917, and is the name given to the (largely successful) British air support operations during the Battle of Arras, during which particularly heavy casualties were suffered by the Royal Flying Corps at the hands of the German Luftstreitkräfte.

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Bomb

A bomb is one of a range of explosive weapons that rely on only the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy (an explosive device).

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Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer (Latin: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Bonen) is a city in Northern France.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Brigadier general

Brigadier general is a senior rank in the armed forces.

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Bristol Aeroplane Company

The Bristol Aeroplane Company, originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aero engines.

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Bristol F.2 Fighter

The Bristol F.2 Fighter was a British two-seat biplane fighter and reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War flown by the Royal Flying Corps.

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Bristol Scout

The Bristol Scout was a single-seat rotary-engined biplane originally intended as a civilian racing aircraft.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

The British Expeditionary Force or BEF was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.

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British Security Co-ordination

British Security Co-ordination (BSC) was a covert organisation set up in New York City by the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in May 1940 upon the authorisation of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

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British Union of Fascists

The British Union of Fascists was a political party in the United Kingdom formed in 1932 by Oswald Mosley.

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Bunker

A bunker is a defensive military fortification designed to protect people or valued materials from falling bombs or other attacks.

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Camp Taliaferro

Camp Taliaferro was a World War I flight-training center run under the direction of the Air Service, United States Army in the Fort Worth, Texas, area.

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Canadian Aviation Corps

The Canadian Aviation Corps (CAC) was an early attempt to create an air force for Canada at the beginning of the First World War.

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Castle Bromwich Aerodrome

Castle Bromwich Aerodrome was an early airfield, situated to the north of Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands of England.

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Cecil Arthur Lewis

Cecil Arthur Lewis (29 March 1898 – 27 January 1997) was a British fighter pilot who flew in World War I. He went on to co-found the British Broadcasting Company and enjoy a long career as a writer, notably of the aviation classic Sagittarius Rising (inspiration for the film Aces High).

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Central Flying School RAAF

Central Flying School (CFS) is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) training unit, located at RAAF Base East Sale, Victoria.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the U.S. Government, tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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CFB Borden

Canadian Forces Base Borden (also CFB Borden, French: Base des Forces canadiennes Borden or BFC Borden) is a Canadian Forces base located in Ontario.

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Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

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Charles Galton Darwin

Sir Charles Galton Darwin, KBE, MC, FRS (18 December 1887 – 31 December 1962) was an English physicist, the grandson of Charles Darwin.

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Charles Kingsford Smith

Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was an early Australian aviator.

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Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford (21 May 1893 – 22 April 1971) was a senior Royal Air Force officer.

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Charles Rumney Samson

Air Commodore Charles Rumney Samson CMG, DSO & Bar, AFC (8 July 1883 – 5 February 1931) was a British naval aviation pioneer.

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Chauffeur

A chauffeur is a person employed to drive a passenger motor vehicle, especially a luxury vehicle such as a large sedan or limousine.

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Chief of staff

The title chief of staff identifies the leader of a complex organization, institution, or body of persons and it also may identify a principal staff officer (PSO), who is the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president or a senior military officer.

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Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor.

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Clive Franklyn Collett

Captain Clive Franklyn Collett was a World War I flying ace from New Zealand credited with 11 aerial victories.

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Cockade

A cockade is a knot of ribbons, or other circular- or oval-shaped symbol of distinctive colors which is usually worn on a hat.

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Colonel (United Kingdom)

Colonel (Col) is a rank of the British Army and Royal Marines, ranking below brigadier, and above lieutenant colonel.

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Committee of Imperial Defence

The Committee of Imperial Defence was an important ad hoc part of the government of the United Kingdom and the British Empire from just after the Second Boer War until the start of the Second World War.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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Cuthbert Orde

Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (18 December 1888 – 19 December 1968) was an artist and First World War pilot.

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Cyril Newall, 1st Baron Newall

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall, AM (15 February 1886 – 30 November 1963) was a senior officer of the British Army and Royal Air Force.

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David Henderson (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir David Henderson KCB, KCVO, DSO, LLD (11 August 1862 – 17 August 1921) was the senior leader of British military aviation during World War I, having previously established himself as the leading authority on tactical intelligence in the British Army.

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David Niven

James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States.

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Deflection (ballistics)

Deflection is a technique used for effectively propelling a projectile at a moving target, also known as "leading the target", i.e. shooting ahead of a moving target so that the target and projectile will collide.

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Derek Robinson (novelist)

Derek Robinson (born 1932) is a British author best known for his military aviation novels full of black humour.

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Deseronto

Deseronto is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, in Hastings County, located at the mouth of the Napanee River on the shore of the Bay of Quinte, on the northern side of Lake Ontario.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Donald Cunnell

Donald Charles Cunnell (December 1893 – 12 July 1917) was a British First World War flying ace who was killed in action over Belgium.

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Donald Jack

Donald Lamont Jack (6 December 1924 – 2 June 2003) was an English and Canadian novelist and playwright.

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Donald MacLaren

Donald Roderick MacLaren DSO, MC & Bar, DFC (28 May 1893 – 4 July 1988) was a Canadian World War I flying ace.

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Dover

Dover (Douvres) is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.

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East Fortune

East Fortune is a village in East Lothian, Scotland, located 2 miles (3 km) north west of East Linton.

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Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport (Port-adhair Dhùn Èideann) is an airport located at Ingliston in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Edmund Goulding

Edmund Goulding (20 March 1891 – 24 December 1959) was a British film writer and director.

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Edward Ashmore (British Army officer)

Major General Edward Bailey Ashmore (20 February 1872 – 5 October 1953) was a British Army officer from the 1890s to the 1920s who served in the Royal Artillery, the Royal Flying Corps and briefly in the Royal Air Force before founding and developing the organisation that would become the Royal Observer Corps.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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English Channel

The English Channel (Manche, "Sleeve"; Mor Breizh, "Bretons Sea"; Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France, and joins the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Errol Flynn

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-American actor.

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Etrich Taube

The Etrich Taube, also known by the names of the various later manufacturers who build versions of the type, such as the Rumpler Taube, was a pre-World War I monoplane aircraft.

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Euan Rabagliati

Lieutenant Colonel Cuthbert Euan Charles Rabagliati, (1 January 1892 – 6 January 1978) was a British soldier, pilot, racing driver and intelligence officer.

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Eustace Loraine

Eustace Broke Loraine (3 September 1879 – 5 July 1912) was a pioneer British aviator and the first Royal Flying Corps officer to be killed in an aircraft crash.

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Everard Calthrop

Everard Richard Calthrop (3 March 1857 – 30 March 1927) was a British railway engineer and inventor.

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Fin flash

A fin flash is part of the national markings of the military aircraft of a number of countries.

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First Army (United Kingdom)

The First Army was a formation of the British Army that existed during the First and Second World Wars.

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First Battle of the Aisne

The First Battle of the Aisne (1re Bataille de l'Aisne) was the Allied follow-up offensive against the right wing of the German First Army (led by Alexander von Kluck) and the Second Army (led by Karl von Bülow) as they retreated after the First Battle of the Marne earlier in September 1914.

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First Battle of the Marne

The Battle of the Marne (Première bataille de la Marne, also known as the Miracle of the Marne) was a First World War battle fought from It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army (Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger).

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Flight training

Flight training is a course of study used when learning to pilot an aircraft.

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Flying ace

A flying ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat.

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Fokker

Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.

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Ford, West Sussex

Ford is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England.

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Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.

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Francis Peabody Magoun

Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (January 6, 1895 – June 5, 1979) was one of the seminal figures in the study of medieval and English literature in the 20th century, a scholar of subjects as varied as soccer and ancient Germanic naming practices, and translator of numerous important texts.

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Frederick Sykes

Air Vice-Marshal Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes, GCSI, GCIE, GBE, KCB, CMG (23 July 1877 – 30 September 1954) was a military officer, British statesman and politician.

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Geoffrey Salmond

Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 – 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. Remaining in the Royal Air Force after the War, he held senior appointments in the Middle East, Great Britain and India.

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George Mallory

George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s.

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George McElroy

Captain George Edward Henry McElroy (14 May 1893 — 31 July 1918) was a leading Irish-born fighter pilot of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force during World War I. He was credited with 47 aerial victories.

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George Owen Johnson

Air Marshal George Owen Johnson CB, MC (January 24, 1896 – March 28, 1980) was a Canadian aviator, World War I Flying Ace and a senior commander in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.

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George Trefgarne, 1st Baron Trefgarne

George Morgan Trefgarne, 1st Baron Trefgarne (14 September 1894 – 27 September 1960), known as George Garro-Jones until 1947, was a British Liberal, then Labour Party politician, barrister, businessman and editor of the The Daily Dispatch.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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German strategic bombing during World War I

The best-known German strategic bombing campaign during World War I was the campaign against England, although strategic bombing raids were carried out or attempted on other fronts.

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Goshawk Squadron

Goshawk Squadron is a 1971 black comedy novel by Derek Robinson which tells of the adventures of a squadron of SE5a pilots from January 1918 to the time of the German spring offensive of March 1918.

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Gosport

Gosport is a Borough town in the South Hampshire conurbation, on the south coast of Hampshire in southern England.

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Great Retreat

The Great Retreat, also known as the Retreat from Mons, is the name given to the long withdrawal to the River Marne, in August and September 1914, by the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and the French Fifth Army, Allied forces on the Western Front in World War I, after their defeat by the Imperial German armies at the Battle of Charleroi (21 August) and the Battle of Mons (23 August).

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Handley Page

Handley Page Limited was founded by Frederick Handley Page (later Sir Frederick) in 1909 as the United Kingdom's first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing company.

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Handley Page Type O

The Handley Page Type O was an early biplane bomber used by Britain during the First World War.

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Hell's Angels (film)

Hell's Angels is a 1930 American war film, directed and produced by Howard Hughes and starring Ben Lyon, James Hall and Jean Harlow.

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Henry Tizard

Sir Henry Thomas Tizard FRS (August 23, 1885 – October 9, 1959) was an English chemist, inventor and Rector of Imperial College, who developed the modern "octane rating" used to classify petrol, helped develop radar in World War II, and led the first serious studies of UFOs.

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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won fame for his imperial campaigns and later played a central role in the early part of World War I, although he died halfway through it.

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Homing pigeon

The homing pigeon is a variety of domestic pigeon (Columba livia domestica) derived from the rock pigeon, selectively bred to find its way home over extremely long distances.

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Howard Hughes

Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business tycoon, entrepreneur, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist.

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Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding

Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding (24 April 1882 – 15 February 1970) was an officer in the Royal Air Force.

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Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard (3 February 1873 – 10 February 1956) was a British officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force.

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Independent Air Force

The Independent Air Force (IAF), also known as the Independent Force or the Independent Bombing Force and later known as the Inter-Allied Independent Air Force, was a World War I strategic bombing force which was part of the British Royal Air Force and used to strike against German railways, aerodromes and industrial centres without co-ordination with the Army or Navy.

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Infantry

The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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Interservice rivalry

Interservice rivalry is rivalry between different branches of a country's armed forces, in other words competition for limited resources among a nation's land forces (army), naval, and air forces.

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Ismaïlia

Ismailia (الإسماعيلية) is a city in north-eastern Egypt.

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Jack Gold

Jack Gold (28 June 1930 – 9 August 2015) was a British film and television director.

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Jack Hobbs

Sir John Berry "Jack" Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963) was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.

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Jagdstaffel

A Jagdstaffel (plural Jadgdstaffeln; often abbreviated to Jasta) was a fighter staffel (squadron) of the German Imperial Luftstreitkräfte during World War I.

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James McCudden

James Thomas Byford McCudden VC, DSO & Bar, MC & Bar, MM (28 March 1895 – 9 July 1918) was an English flying ace of the First World War and among the most highly decorated airmen in British military history.

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Jan Smuts

Jan Christiaan Smuts OM CH DTD ED KC FRS PC (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher.

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Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.

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John French, 1st Earl of Ypres

Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as The Viscount French between 1916 and 1922, was a British Army officer.

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John Lennard-Jones

Sir John Edward Lennard-Jones KBE, FRS (27 October 1894 – 1 November 1954) was a mathematician who was a professor of theoretical physics at University of Bristol, and then of theoretical science at the University of Cambridge.

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John Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara

John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, GBE, MC, PC (8 February 1884 – 17 May 1964) was an English aviation pioneer and Conservative politician.

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John Salmond

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Maitland Salmond & Bar (17 July 1881 – 16 April 1968) was a British military officer who rose to high rank in the Royal Flying Corps and then the Royal Air Force.

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Jordan

Jordan (الأردن), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

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Karl Brooks Heisey

Karl Brooks Heisey (b.1895 Markham, Ontario d. 7 December 1937 Toronto, Ontario) was a well-known Canadian mining engineer and mining executive.

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Keith Park

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park GCB, KBE, MC & Bar, DFC (15 June 1892 – 6 February 1975) was a New Zealand soldier, First World War flying ace and Second World War Royal Air Force commander.

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Kim Newman

Kim James Newman (born 31 July 1959) is an English journalist, film critic, and fiction writer.

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Kortrijk

Kortrijk (in English also Courtrai or Courtray; official name in Dutch: Kortrijk,; Courtrai,; Cortoriacum) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province West Flanders.

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Lanoe Hawker

Lanoe George Hawker VC, DSO (30 December 1890 – 23 November 1916) was a British flying ace, with seven credited victories, during the First World War.

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Larkhill

Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England.

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Leaside Aerodrome

Leaside Aerodrome was an airport in the Town of Leaside, Ontario (now a neighbourhood of Toronto).

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Lionel Charlton

Air Commodore Lionel Evelyn Oswald Charlton CB, CMG, DSO, RAF (7 July 1879 – 18 April 1958) was a British infantry officer who served in the Second Boer War.

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List of aircraft of the Royal Flying Corps

This is a list of aircraft used by the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) from 13 April 1912, when it was formed from the Air Battalion Royal Engineers, until 1 April 1918 when it was merged with the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) to form the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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List of governors of American Samoa

This is a list of governors, etc.

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List of Royal Flying Corps squadrons

A list of Royal Flying Corps squadrons with date and location of foundation.

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London Air Defence Area

The London Air Defence Area (LADA) was the name given to the organisation created to defend London from the increasing threat from German airships during World War I. Formed in September 1915, it was commanded initially by Admiral Sir Percy Scott, a controversial figure, responsible for major advances in naval gunnery techniques, but also accused of insubordination and profiting from his inventions.

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London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport is an operational general aviation airport at Biggin Hill in the London Borough of Bromley, located south-southeast of Central London.

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London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is an international airport in the district of Rochford within Essex, England, approximately from the centre of London.

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Long Branch Aerodrome

Long Branch Aerodrome was an airfield located west of Toronto, Ontario and just east of Port Credit, now Mississauga, and was Canada's first aerodrome.

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Louis Strange

Louis Arbon Strange DSO OBE MC DFC* (27 July 1891 – 15 November 1966) was an early English aviator, World War I and World War II airman.

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Luftstreitkräfte

The Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte ("German Air Force"), known before October 1916 as the Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches ("Imperial German Flying Corps"), or simply Die Fliegertruppe, was the air arm of the German Army (of which it remained an integral part) during World War I (1914–18).

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Major general

Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Malcolm McDowell

Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor, 13 June 1943) is an English actor, known for his boisterous and sometimes villainous roles, whose career spans more than five decades.

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Malcolm Nokes

Malcolm Cuthbert Nokes MC MA BSc (20 May 1897 – 22 November 1986) was a British schoolteacher, soldier, research scientist and Olympic athlete, who competed in the hammer throw and discus throw.

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Manfred von Richthofen

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during the First World War.

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Manston Airport

Manston Airport, was branded as Manston, Kent International Airport and is located in the Parish of Minster and partly adjacent to the village of Manston in the District of Thanet in Kent, England, north-east of Canterbury.

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Marne

Marne is a department in north-eastern France named after the river Marne (Matrona in Roman times) which flows through the department.

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Marske-by-the-Sea

Marske-by-the-Sea is a village in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England.

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Martinsyde G.100

The Martinsyde G.100 "Elephant" and the G.102 were British fighter bomber aircraft of the First World War built by Martinsyde.

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Martinsyde S.1

The Martin-Handasyde Scout 1 was a British biplane aircraft of the early part of the First World War built by Martin-Handasyde Limited.

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Maubeuge

Maubeuge is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Menen

Menen (Menin, West Flemish dialect: Mêenn or Mêende) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.

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Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Ritchie Lackey (born June 24, 1950) is an American writer of fantasy novels.

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Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia (from the Μεσοποταμία " between rivers"; بلاد الرافدين bilād ar-rāfidayn; میان‌رودان miyān rodān; ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ Beth Nahrain "land of rivers") is a name for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system, corresponding to modern-day Iraq, Kuwait, the northeastern section of Syria, as well as parts of southeastern Turkey and of southwestern Iran.

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Mick Mannock

Edward Corringham "Mick" Mannock & Two Bars, MC & Bar (24 May 1887 – 26 July 1918) was a British flying ace in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.

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Mick O'Brien (footballer, born 1893)

Michael Terence O'Brien (10 August 1893 – 21 September 1940), commonly referred to as Mick O'Brien, was an Irish footballer and coach whose career took him to at least seventeen different clubs.

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Military airbase

An airbase (sometimes referred to as a military airfield, military airport, air force station or air force base) is an aerodrome used by a military force for the operation of military aircraft.

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Military aircraft

A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.

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Military aircraft insignia

Military aircraft insignia are insignia applied to military aircraft to identify the nation or branch of military service to which the aircraft belongs.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government, and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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MoD Boscombe Down

MoD Boscombe Down is an aircraft testing site located at Amesbury in Wiltshire, England.

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Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (Mohawk: Kenhtè:ke Kanyen'kehá:ka) are a Mohawk First Nation within Hastings County, Ontario.

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Monoplane

A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with one main set of wing surfaces, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane.

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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

The Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre is located to the North of Montrose, Angus, Scotland.

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Morane-Saulnier

Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier is a French aircraft manufacturing company formed in October 1911 by Raymond Saulnier (1881–1964) and the Morane brothers, Leon (1885–1918) and Robert (1886–1968).

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Morane-Saulnier N

The Morane-Saulnier N, also known as the Morane-Saulnier Type N, was a French monoplane fighter aircraft of the First World War.

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Netheravon

Netheravon is a village and civil parish on the River Avon and A345 road, about north of the town of Amesbury in Wiltshire, South West England.

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Nieuport

Nieuport, later Nieuport-Delage, was a French aeroplane company that primarily built racing aircraft before World War I and fighter aircraft during World War I and between the wars.

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Nieuport 17

The Nieuport 17 C.1 was a World War I French sesquiplanea type a biplane in which one pair of wings is markedly smaller than the other.

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Nieuport 24

The Nieuport 24 was a French biplane fighter aircraft during World War I designed by Gustave Delage as a replacement for the successful Nieuport 17.

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Nieuport 27

The Nieuport 27 was a French biplane fighter aircraft during World War I designed by Gustave Delage.

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No. 1 Squadron RAAF

No.

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No. 1 Squadron RAF

No.

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No. 1 Wing RAF

No.

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No. 2 Squadron RAAF

No.

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No. 2 Squadron RAF

Not to be confused with No. 2 Squadron RAF Regiment No.

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No. 3 Squadron RAAF

No.

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No. 3 Squadron RAF

No 3 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operates the Typhoon F2, FGR4 and T3 from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.

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No. 4 Squadron RAAF

No.

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No. 4 Squadron RAF

No.4 (Reserve) Squadron, (previously known as No. 4 Squadron, sometimes written as No. IV Squadron) of the Royal Air Force operates the BAE Hawk T2 in the training role from RAF Valley.

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No. 5 Squadron RAF

No.

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No. 5 Wing RAF

No.

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Noel Stephen Paynter

Air Commodore Noel Stephen "Peter" Paynter, CB, former chief intelligence officer of Bomber Command, (26 December 1898 - 16 March 1998).

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Non-commissioned officer

A non-commissioned officer (NCO), sometimes spelled noncommissioned officer and sometimes referred to colloquially as a non-com, called a sub-officer, in some countries, is a military officer who has not been given a commission.

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North Weald Airfield

North Weald Airfield is an operational general aviation aerodrome, in the civil parish of North Weald Bassett in Epping Forest, Essex, England.

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O. G. S. Crawford

Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford (28 October 1886 – 28 November 1957) was an English archaeologist and a pioneer in the use of aerial photographs for deepening archaeological understanding of the landscape.

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Observation balloon

Observation balloons are balloons that are employed as aerial platforms for intelligence gathering and artillery spotting.

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Ochey

Ochey is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

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Optimism bias

The optimism bias (also known as unrealistic or comparative optimism) is a cognitive bias that causes a person to believe that they are less at risk of experiencing a negative event compared to others.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain and is one of the world's largest producers of maps.

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Oswald Mosley

Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet (16 November 1896 – 3 December 1980) was an English politician, known principally as the founder of the British Union of Fascists (BUF).

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Palestine (region)

Palestine (فلسطين.,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; Hebrew: פלשתינה Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.

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Palestine Brigade RAF

The Palestine Brigade of the Royal Flying Corps, and later Royal Air Force, was formed 5 October 1917 in response to General Allenby's request for an air formation for his planned offensive against the Ottoman Empire in Palestine.

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Parachute

A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag, or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift.

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Penshurst Airfield

Penshurst Airfield was an airfield in operation between 1916–36 and 1940–46.

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Per ardua ad astra

Per ardua ad astra ("Through adversity to the stars" or "Through struggle to the stars") is the motto of the Royal Air Force and other Commonwealth air forces such as the RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF, and the SAAF.

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Phelps Phelps

Phelps Phelps (May 4, 1897 – June 10, 1981), born Phelps von Rottenburg, was an American politician who held a number of offices in New York before becoming the 38th Governor of American Samoa and the United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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Philip Game

Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Woolcott Game, (30 March 1876 – 4 February 1961) was a British Royal Air Force commander, who later served as Governor of New South Wales and Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (London).

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Phoenix and Ashes

Phoenix and Ashes (2004) is a fantasy novel written by Mercedes Lackey, a well-known fantasy author.

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Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal, bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award of the United States.

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Private Plane

"Private Plane", or "Plan D: Private Plane", is the fourth episode of Blackadder Goes Forth, the fourth series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder.

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Race to the Sea

The Race to the Sea took place from about 1914, after the Battle of the Frontiers (7 August–13 September) and the German advance into France, which had been stopped at the First Battle of the Marne and was followed by the First Battle of the Aisne a Franco-British counter-offensive.

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RAF Andover

RAF Andover is a former Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force station located west of Andover, Hampshire and north east of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

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RAF Bomber Command

RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.

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RAF Catterick

Marne Barracks, formerly RAF Catterick, is a former Royal Air Force airfield located near Catterick, North Yorkshire in England.

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RAF Doncaster

RAF Doncaster, also referred to as Doncaster Aerodrome, was a Royal Air Force station near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.

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RAF Drem

Royal Air Force station Drem or RAF Drem is a former Royal Air Force station, just north of the village of Drem in East Lothian, Scotland.

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RAF El Amiriya

RAF El Amiriya is a former Royal Air Force military airfield in Egypt, located approximately 16 km south-southwest of Alexandria; 180 km northwest of Cairo El Amiriya was a pre–World War II airfield, first used in 1917.

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RAF Fighter Command

RAF Fighter Command was one of the commands of the Royal Air Force.

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RAF Finningley

Royal Air Force Station Finningley or RAF Finningley is a former Royal Air Force station at Finningley, South Yorkshire, England, partly within the traditional county boundaries of Nottinghamshire and partly in the West Riding of Yorkshire, now wholly within the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster.

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RAF Halton

Royal Air Force Halton or more simply RAF Halton is one of the largest Royal Air Force stations in the United Kingdom, located near the village of Halton near Wendover, Buckinghamshire.

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RAF Hemswell

Royal Air Force Station Hemswell or more simply RAF Hemswell is a former Royal Air Force station located east of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England.

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RAF Hooton Park

RAF Hooton Park, on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, was a Royal Air Force station originally built for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 as a training aerodrome for pilots in World War I. During the early/mid-1930s, it was one of the two airfields (with Liverpool Speke) handling scheduled services for the Merseyside region.

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RAF Hornchurch

Royal Air Force Station Hornchurch or RAF Hornchurch was an airfield in the parish of Hornchurch, Essex (now the London Borough of Havering in Greater London), located to the southeast of Romford.

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RAF Kenley

The former Royal Air Force Station Kenley, more commonly known as RAF Kenley (now known as Kenley Aerodrome) was a station of the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War and the RAF in the Second World War.

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RAF Manston

RAF Manston was an RAF station in the north-east of Kent, at on the Isle of Thanet from 1916 until 1996.

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RAF Marham

Royal Air Force Marham or more simply RAF Marham is a Royal Air Force station; a military airbase, near the village of Marham in the English county of Norfolk, East Anglia.

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RAF Martlesham Heath

Royal Air Force Station Martlesham Heath or more simply RAF Martlesham Heath is a former Royal Air Force station located south west of Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.

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RAF Middle East Command

Middle East Command was a command of the Royal Air Force (RAF) that was active during the Second World War.

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RAF Molesworth

Royal Air Force Molesworth or more simply RAF Molesworth is a Royal Air Force station located near Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, England with a history dating back to 1917.

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RAF Montrose

RAF Montrose was a Royal Air Force (RAF) station in Forfarshire (now more commonly called Angus) in Scotland.

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RAF Northolt

RAF Northolt is a Royal Air Force station in South Ruislip, from Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon, west London.

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RAF Shawbury

Royal Air Force Shawbury or more simply RAF Shawbury is a Royal Air Force station by the village of Shawbury near Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

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RAF Upavon

Trenchard Lines is a major British Army headquarters.

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RAF Upper Heyford

RAF Upper Heyford was a Royal Air Force station located north-west of Bicester near the village of Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, England.

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RAF Usworth

RAF Usworth was a Royal Air Force station near Sunderland.

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RAF Waddington

Royal Air Force Waddington (RAF Waddington) is a Royal Air Force station located south of Lincoln, Lincolnshire and north east of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England.

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RAF Wittering

Royal Air Force Wittering or more simply RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force station within the unitary authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

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RAF Wyton

Royal Air Force Wyton or more simply RAF Wyton is a Royal Air Force station near St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England.

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RAF Yatesbury

RAF Yatesbury is a former Royal Air Force airfield located in the village of Yatesbury, near Cherhill, Wiltshire.

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Reconnaissance

In military operations, reconnaissance is the exploration outside an area occupied by friendly forces to gain information about natural features and enemy presence.

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River Somme

The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France.

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Robert Brooke-Popham

Air Chief Marshal Sir Henry Robert Moore Brooke-Popham (18 September 1878 – 20 October 1953) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.

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Robert Smith-Barry

Robert Raymond Smith Barry (4 April 1886 – 23 April 1949) was an officer in the Royal Flying Corps and its successor, the Royal Air Force.

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Roundel

A roundel is a circular disc used as a symbol.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Aircraft Establishment

The Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE), was a British research establishment, known by several different names during its history, that eventually came under the aegis of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), before finally losing its identity in mergers with other institutions.

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12

The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12 was a British single-seat aeroplane of The First World War designed at the Royal Aircraft Factory.

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane which was in service with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) from 1912 until the end of World War I. About 3,500 were built.

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2

Between 1911 and 1914, the Royal Aircraft Factory used the F.E.2 (Farman Experimental 2) designation for three quite different aircraft that shared only a common "Farman" pusher biplane layout.

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8

The Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8 was a British single-seat fighter of the First World War designed at the Royal Aircraft Factory.

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Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8

The Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 was a British two-seat biplane reconnaissance and bomber aircraft of the First World War designed by John Kenworthy at the Royal Aircraft Factory.

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Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 was a British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War.

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Royal Canadian Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) (French: Aviation royale canadienne, ARC), formerly, formally the Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM), is the air force of Canada.

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Royal Canadian Naval Air Service

The Royal Canadian Naval Air Service (RCNAS) was established in 1918 during the First World War in response to the Royal Canadian Navy's recommendation that defensive air patrols be established off Canada's Atlantic coast to protect shipping from German U-boats.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Naval Air Service

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service - Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Saarbrücken

Saarbrücken (ltz. Saarbrécken, fr. Sarrebruck, local dialect Saarbrigge) is the capital of the state of Saarland, Germany.

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Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer is a commune in France.

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Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain is a chalk plateau in central southern England covering.

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School of Military Aeronautics

*No 1 School of Military Aeronautics.

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Scout (aircraft)

The term scout, as a description of a class of military aircraft, came into use shortly before the First World War, and initially referred to a fast, light (usually single-seat) unarmed reconnaissance aircraft.

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Second Army (United Kingdom)

The British Second Army was a field army of the British Army active during both World War I and World War II.

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Second Battle of Artois

The Second Battle of Artois (Deuxième bataille de l'Artois or Lorettoschlacht) from was a battle on the Western Front during the First World War.

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Second lieutenant

Second lieutenant (called under-lieutenant in some countries) is a junior commissioned officer military rank in many armed forces.

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Simon Ward

Simon Anthony Fox Ward (19 October 194120 July 2012) was an English stage and film actor.

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Sinai and Palestine Campaign

The Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I was fought between the British Empire and the Ottoman Empire supported by the German Empire.

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Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Travers Harris, 1st Baronet (13 April 1892 – 5 April 1984), commonly known as "Bomber" Harris by the press, and often within the RAF as "Butcher" Harris, was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) RAF Bomber Command during the latter half of the Second World War.

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Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés

SPAD (Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés) was a French aircraft manufacturer active between 1911 and 1921.

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Sopwith 1½ Strutter

The Sopwith 1½ Strutter was a British one or two-seat biplane multi-role aircraft of the First World War.

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Sopwith Aviation Company

The Sopwith Aviation Company was a British aircraft company that designed and manufactured aeroplanes mainly for the British Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Flying Corps and later Royal Air Force in the First World War, most famously the Sopwith Camel.

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Sopwith Camel

The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter introduced on the Western Front in 1917.

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Sopwith Dolphin

The Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin was a British fighter aircraft manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company.

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Sopwith Pup

The Sopwith Pup was a British single-seater biplane fighter aircraft built by the Sopwith Aviation Company.

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Sopwith Salamander

The Sopwith TF.2 Salamander was a British ground-attack aircraft of the First World War designed by the Sopwith Aviation Company which first flew in April 1918.

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Sopwith Triplane

The Sopwith Triplane was a British single seat fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company during the First World War.

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South African Air Force

The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.

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Southern Cross (aircraft)

Southern Cross is the name of the Fokker F.VIIb/3m trimotor monoplane which in 1928 was flown by Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and his crew in the first ever trans-Pacific flight to Australia from the mainland United States, about.

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SPAD S.VII

The SPAD S.VII was the first of a series of highly successful biplane fighter aircraft produced by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) during the First World War.

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Squadron (aviation)

A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is mainly a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.

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St George's Cross

St George's Cross (or the Cross of St George) is a red cross on a white background.

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Staff (military)

A military staff (often referred to as General Staff, Army Staff, Navy Staff or Air Staff within the individual services) is a group of officers and enlisted personnel that are responsible for the administrative, operational and logistical needs of its unit.

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Stirling

Stirling (Stirlin; Sruighlea) is a city in central Scotland.

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, about west of Amesbury and north of Salisbury.

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Strafing

Strafing is the military practice of attacking ground targets from low-flying aircraft using aircraft-mounted automatic weapons ranging from machine guns (5mm to 20mm) to autocannons or rotary cannons (typically 20mm to 37mm).

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Strategic bombing

Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in a total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying their morale or their economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres of military operations, or both.

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Tasman Sea

The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.

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The Bandy Papers

The Bandy Papers is a series of novels chronicling the exploits of a World War I fighter ace named Bartholomew Wolfe Bandy.

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The Bloody Red Baron

The Bloody Red Baron is a 1995 science fiction novel by British author Kim Newman.

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The Dawn Patrol (1938 film)

The Dawn Patrol is a 1938 American war film, a remake of the pre-Code 1930 film of the same name.

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The Last Flight (The Twilight Zone)

"The Last Flight" is episode 18 of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series)

The Twilight Zone (simply Twilight Zone in its fourth and fifth seasons) is an American science-fiction anthology television series created by Rod Serling, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959 to 1964.

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Trafford Leigh-Mallory

Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, KCB, DSO & Bar (11 July 1892 – 14 November 1944) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.

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Tricolour (flag)

A tricolour is a type of flag or banner design with a triband design which originated in the 16th century as a symbol of republicanism, liberty or indeed revolution.

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Trimotor

A trimotor is an aircraft powered by three engines and represents a compromise between complexity and safety and was often a result of the limited power of the engines available to the designer.

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Turnberry (golf course)

The Trump Turnberry is a golf resort on the coast of the outer Firth of Clyde in southwestern Scotland.

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Tyendinaga (Mohawk) Airport

Tyendinaga (Mohawk) Airport is a registered aerodrome that is open to the public and caters mainly to general aviation.

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Union Defence Force (South Africa)

The Union Defence Force (UDF) was the military force of the Union of South Africa from 1 July 1912, when the Defence Act (No 13 of 1912) took effect, two years after the creation of the Union of South Africa, until 1957 when it was reorganised and renamed the South African Defence Force.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic

This is a list of ambassadors of the United States to the Dominican Republic.

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Vernon and Irene Castle

Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers who appeared on Broadway and in silent films early in the early 20th century.

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Vickers

Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Vickers F.B.5

The Vickers F.B.5 (Fighting Biplane 5) (known as the "Gunbus") was a British two-seat pusher military biplane of the First World War.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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VIII Brigade RAF

The VIII Brigade or 8th Brigade of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1 April 1918, Royal Air Force, was a bomber formation which carried out air raids against Germany in World War I. The VIII Brigade of the Royal Flying Corps was created on 28 December 1917 by raising the 41st Wing to Brigade status.

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W. E. Johns

William Earl Johns (5 February 189321 June 1968) was an English pilot and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the pen name Captain W. E. Johns.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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Wilfred Parke

Lieutenant Wilfred Parke RN (1889–1912) was a British aviator who was the first pilot to make an observed recovery from a spin.

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William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse

William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse VC, born William Barnard Moorhouse, (26 September 1887 – 27 April 1915) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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William Cushion

Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Boston Cushion KBE CB (30 January 1891 – 16 January 1978) was a British Army and Royal Air Force officer and an executive of the British Overseas Airways Corporation.

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William George Barker

William George "Billy" Barker VC, DSO & Bar, MC & Two Bars (3 November 1894 – 12 March 1930) was a Canadian First World War fighter ace and Victoria Cross recipient.

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William Stephenson

Sir William Samuel Stephenson, Kt, CC, MC, DFC (23 January 1897 – 31 January 1989) was a Canadian soldier, airman, businessman, inventor, spymaster, and the senior representative of British intelligence for the entire western hemisphere during World War II.

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William Young (veteran)

William Alexander Smillie Young, also known as Sandy Young, (4 January 1900 – 24 July 2007) was, at age 107, one of the last surviving British veterans of the First World War.

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Wing (military aviation unit)

In military aviation, a wing is a unit of command.

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Wings (BBC TV series)

Wings is a drama series about the Royal Flying Corps that ran on BBC television from 1977 to 1978.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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Wireless

Wireless communication is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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1st Army (German Empire)

The 1st Army (1.) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I. It was formed on mobilization in August 1914 from the VIII Army Inspection.

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Redirects here:

1st Brigade Royal Flying Corps, Military Wing of the Royal Flying Corps, R.F.C., RFC Home Establishment, RFC Hooton Park.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Flying_Corps

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